How Big Data Can Make Us Less Racist

Computing Power Can Help Us Make More Efficient Decisions About Who is Friend or Foe

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Donald Trump wants to ban all Muslims from entering the United States and has called for a wall to keep out Mexicans, whom he has called rapists and criminals. Many have called Trump a racist for these views because he lumps all members of a group—good and bad—together. But whether you admit it or not, you are probably somewhat racist too. We all are, to some extent. (If you’re shaking your head, there’s a nifty online test to remind you of your implicit biases.)

It may not be your fault. …

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