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Virginia Eubanks’ new book, “Automating Inequality” covers the history of how automated algorithms have been used to make big decisions that affect peoples’ lives. #AI #poverty
A subversive type of web design pattern is known as a “dark pattern.” It is a way to trick the user into doing something solely to the advantage of the website owner.
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In December, 2017, there was plenty of general outrage about the FCC repealing the Net Neutrality protections, giving internet service providers (ISPs) the ability to arbitrarily throttle any web page or content. There is also a lot of buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) and the ways that it can potentially lead to thoughtlessness in life-changing […]
“That reciprocity-reward cycle that you use to keep users addicted to your app? You could be using that same technique to keep people engaged with feeding the hungry.”
I recently discovered that the people at Facebook, Google, Bing (Microsoft), and Santa Clara University have partnered to create something called The Trust Project. It is an effort to weed out fake news and opinion pieces on the web from factual and credible stories. Learn more.