Tag: recommendation engines

  • Invisible Filter Bubbles

    Invisible Filter Bubbles

    This did not occur to me. As an algorithm gets better at recommending content that matches and reinforces what a community is looking for, the negative complaints go down which makes it harder for someone outside (such as platform moderators) the filter bubble from detecting these closed communities in the first place. The algorithm is […]

  • Those other headphones look like medical equipment

    This interview with Jimmy Iovine on the eve of the announcement of Beats Music goes a long way towards explaining how Beats and Apple might work together. Appreciation of sound and the ability to call bullshit on existing music recommendation engines (at 23:00), I put in the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan as my two […]

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