Algocracy: Rule or government by algorithm

Wordspy’s WOTD is Algocracy:




I would suggest that Wall Street is much closer in its path to becoming an Algocracy then most governments. I would suggest the closest thing to an Algocracy was  New York City under the Bloomberg administration — a technocratic, benevolent dictatorship where crime was down (due to data analysis) and metrics and analytics mattered a great deal.




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