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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Algorithms Are People Too

Wired: “Yes, everything on the Internet is a mix of the human and inhuman. Automated algorithms play a very big role in some services, like, say, the Google Search Engine. But humans play a role in these services too. Humans whitelist and blacklist sites on the Google Search Engine. They make what you might think […]

By Tim Manners/Brand X Journal | Sep 20th, 2016 | , ,

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Zalando: Fashion, Emotion & Ecommerce

The Economist: “One of Europe’s most interesting technology companies sells shoes and threads … Zalando has a Silicon Valley-inspired work environment, holding “f**k-up nights’ to celebrate failure and ‘hack weeks’ to cook up new ideas. It encourages its employees to abandon hierarchy and structure for what it calls ‘radical agility.’ It has a 1, 350-strong, […]

By Tim Manners/Brand X Ventures | Sep 6th, 2016 | , , ,

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