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Should big data be used to discourage poor students from university?
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2017, 11:15:38 AM »
Should big data be used to discourage poor students from university?
12 July 2017, 8:08 am

An algorithm is using government data to tell those from low socioeconomic backgrounds their likelihood of completing university, but privacy experts say it could be utilised for early intervention instead of discouragement.

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