The machines could use statistics to boil everything down to a number that always represented the truth and nothing but the truth. Almost overnight, the defense industry switched to building truth algorithms that upended the justice system. Juries became algorithms competing for the ultimate representation of fact.

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A photo of a large sculpture depicting an algorithm that uses statistics to calculate the truth and measure justice, crafted by Northrop Grumman


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