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posted by LaminatorX on Wednesday February 26 2014, @11:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the studies-show-poverty-causes-cancer dept.

Angry Jesus writes:

"The Chicago Police Department is mis-applying epidemiological science (the study of entire populations) to target individuals in a real-life version of Minority Report. They have decided that it is a good idea to put people on a secret list based on a Big Data analysis of their social networks. But don't worry, it isn't racist or abusive because, Science!"

 
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  • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 27 2014, @04:55AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 27 2014, @04:55AM (#7790)

    Well, when this site started - what, two weeks ago? - I had high hopes. But ridiculously biased stories like this on the front page completely discredit the entire site. Wow. Just...wow. Even Slashdot wouldn't go this far...probably. I was exactly the kind of person who wanted away from the stupidity of timothy and Dice.com. But this? No. Anyway, it was fun trying the site. It's being deleted from my bookmarks.

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  • (Score: 1) by skullz on Friday February 28 2014, @09:27PM

    by skullz (2532) on Friday February 28 2014, @09:27PM (#8798)

    Yeah but you posted as AC so no one can mock you when you show up again.