In Our Image
Bail Algorithms Are As Accurate As Random People Doing an Online Survey
Algorithms like COMPAS that predict recidivism have flooded the criminal justice system—but do they work?
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and the Infinite Sadness
A popular figure since the first Angela Merkel cabinet, Karl-Theodor’s political future seemed secure after he became minister of defense in 2009. In early 2011, it came to light that he had plagiarized portions of his PhD. During the ensuing scandal...