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Articles tagged algorithms (27)

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Mark Coddington    March 21, 2014
Plus: Debating Twitter’s publicness and the ethics of quoting tweets, robot journalists, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and the web.
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Caroline O'Donovan    March 5, 2014
Nick Diakopoulos explains why journalists needs to start thinking more critically about algorithms that govern an increasingly large share of our lives.
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Staci D. Kramer    January 28, 2014
Modeled on lean mobile-first startups like Instagram, the reborn Inside.com wants to be your front door to news on your phone — by using humans as aggregators and filters, not reporters.
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Justin Ellis    December 3, 2013
The paper, printed by The Newspaper Club, is a collection of longform Guardian stories selected and laid out with the help of algorithms.
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Caroline O'Donovan    August 6, 2013
Finding a great profile or in-depth interview can be like finding a needle in a haystack; Google’s new algorithm is here to help.
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Mark Coddington    March 29, 2013
Plus: Flipboard’s big edit-your-own-magazine overhaul, the future of RSS, U.S. government secrecy, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Nick Diakopoulos    December 10, 2012
As algorithms play an ever-larger role in how we get news and information, it’s important to realize the ways that bias — intentional or not — can seep into their decisions.
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Justin Ellis    October 31, 2012
“One of the things that happens to come with this notion of social discovery is just information overload. Twitter is a great social product, but it’s also a product that will give you 50 articles to read every hour.”
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Jonathan Stray    July 11, 2012
Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.
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Jonathan Stray    June 18, 2012
Technologists and humanists take different approaches — and speak different languages.