I’ve given a few more versions of the “algorithms and society” talks from this spring. You can still see the videos of those talks, but here are a few links to new material I’ve woven into them:

Social credit in China – this story by the Australian Broadcasting Company paints a vivid picture of what it might be like to live with this system. It’s hard to know exactly what is currently fact and what is conjecture.

Ray Serrato’s Twitter thread about YouTube recommending fake news about Chemnitz,and the New York Times article detailing the issue.

2 thoughts on “Updates on algorithms and society talks

  1. M

    Hi Jill, I’m sorry but this isnt a comment related to this blog entry, but rather a thank you for highlighting the need for a debate regarding the use of Google services in our (Norwegian) childrens schools (as mentioned in https://www.bt.no/nyheter/lokalt/i/1k9bpW/Professor-advarer-mot-Google-i-skolen). Based on my personal circumstances I can say it is needed!!

  2. Jill

    Thanks, M!

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