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Sep 23

The New Facebook: Good in Theory. Scary in Practice.

Facebook is trying to become me. That’s a neat idea, because it saves me time that I don’t have. That’s a horribly frightening idea, because an algorithm is trying to approximate my thought processes. My personality is what it is because of its quirks.¬†How will Facebook’s algorithm calculate that? Here’s what I mean: previously, I …

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