Bowing Down to Big Data – Interaction & Service Design Concepts: Principles, Perspectives & Practices 2016 – Medium

If these algorithms will always be opaque to the common person, data is a god with the power to create new sociopolitical and economic strata. Those with the knowledge to understand these algorithms (or the money to pay someone else to understand them) could form a new class. Differences between the amounts and kinds of currency between individuals, families, communities, and more start grow to elevations that may one day be utterly insurmountable. And those with the power may have little incentive to care,

Source: Bowing Down to Big Data – Interaction & Service Design Concepts: Principles, Perspectives & Practices 2016 – Medium