Weekend reading: Pasquale’s The Black Box Society

Every day, corporations are connecting the dots about our personal behavior―silently scrutinizing clues left behind by our work habits and Internet use. But who connects the dots about what firms are doing with all this information? In The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information (Harvard UP, 2016) Frank Pasquale exposes how powerful interests abuse secrecy for profit and explains ways to rein them in. — Joe

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