Linearity vs serendipity vs filter-bubble

You think you want a linear newsfeed, but actually, the data shows that you’re wrong. Facebook is the first company to measure false consciousness.

Surfing, metrics and creation: Facebook and Snap, March 7, 2017 at 04:04 AM

Asking the wrong questions

This isn’t exactly an uncommon observation – lots of people have pointed out that vintage sci-fi has plenty of rocket ships but all the pilots are men – 1950s society but with robots. Meanwhile, the interstellar liners have paper tickets, that you queue up to buy. With fundamental technology change, we don’t so much get our predictions wrong as make predictions about the wrong things.

Asking the wrong questions, January 24, 2017 at 12:08PM