Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology

Ali Winton - The Verge - 2 February 2018

One of the researchers, a Michigan State PhD candidate named William Isaac, had not previously heard of New Orleans’ partnership with Palantir, but he recognized the data-mapping model at the heart of the program. “I think the data they’re using, there are serious questions about its predictive power. We’ve seen very little about its ability to forecast violent crime,” Isaac said.

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