Tag: Lauren Kirchner
Lauren Kirchner: Wisconsin Court: Warning Labels Are Needed for Scores Rating Defendants’ Risk of Future CrimeJuly 2016
The court said judges can look at the scores – so long as their limitations are made clear.
Lauren Kirchner: What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not MuchMarch 2016
Officials are again pointing to the need for mass surveillance to take down terrorists. Here's what we know about how well it works.
Lauren Kirchner and Surya Mattu: Uber’s Surge Pricing May Not Lead to a Surge in DriversOctober 2015
Uber’s surge pricing doesn’t necessarily increase the availability of rides. It just makes them more expensive.
Lauren Kirchner: Your Smart Home Knows a Lot About YouOctober 2015
A data scientist’s experiment reveals surprising information about interconnected smart devices
Lauren Kirchner: The Best Defense Is Good OffenseAugust 2015
Court filings bring national attention to local funding issues.
Abrahm Lustgarten, Lauren Kirchner and Amanda Zamora: What You Need to Know About California’s DroughtJune 2015
California’s drought is part of a much larger water crisis that impacts the entire country.