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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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Dataism: The Next Religion?

  Financial Times: “Just as divine authority was legitimised by religious mythologies, and human authority was legitimised by humanist ideologies, so high-tech gurus and Silicon Valley prophets are creating a new universal narrative that legitimises the authority of algorithms and Big Data. This novel creed may be called “Dataism”. In its extreme form, proponents of […] [...]

By Tim Manners/Brand X Ventures | Aug 30th, 2016 | , , ,

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Sexy analytics

The demand for analysts, technologists and statisticians to massage, manipulate and manage data, has made them smart, rich and sexy! [...]

By MineTech | Dec 19th, 2015 | , , , , , , , , ,

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