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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. Nick Diakopoulos
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More evidence that Twitter’s algorithm rewards spikes over steadiness.
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A new SocialFlow analysis suggests that the movement’s growing popularity might actually have hurt its chances to trend.
March 17, 2011
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What happens to a great open source project when its creators are no longer using the tool themselves?
PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
0“People want to see themselves”: Postloudness aims to build a podcast network for diverse voices
“We have so many friends in this city doing great things, but there hasn’t been the right platform for them to break through.”
0No garbage fires here: Medium advances its quest to gentrify the world of Internet publishing
The search for a clean, well-lighted place on the Internet.
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