Why Global Policymakers Need to be Mathematically Literate

A 3 Minute Wake-Up Call

The newfound ubiquity of algorithms in business, marketing, legal work, research, decision-making and more, means their power is tirelessly working away beyond most watchful eyes. This short 3-minute video indicates why tech and policy-makers need to talk more. Now.

People are beginning to wake up to the need for a more skeptical, mathematically-literate public. At the very least, regulators and policymakers need to work with those who are mathematically adept to help put in place ethically informed guidelines.

The Working Group on Partnerships urges the use of Metanets as an appropriate agile mechanisms for getting this kind of work done.