algorithms

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We Lost The Internet
  • First developed for the military, the internet wasn’t always the closed, capitalistic ecosystem that it is now.
  • Before the tech giants staked their claim on billions of users, it was a decentralized place with no custodian.
  • Now, only a handful of companies control most of the internet, using addictive content and smart algorithms.
  • They use the vast amount of user data generated every minute for building tools to predict consumer behaviour and feed their AI engines.

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Your Personal Data: Its True Value, Power, and Why It Really Is The New Oil

hackernoon.com

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Sinan Aral - Professor at MIT

Social media is rewiring the central nervous system of humanity in real-time.

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We’re now at a crossroads between its promise and its peril.

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Problems posed by social media models and suggested solutions

mitsloan.mit.edu

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