Agency and algorithms

Colleges Are Using Big Data To Predict Which Students Will Do Well––Before They Accept Them — Co.Exist (@FastCoExist) October 30, 2013 The "prediction" of human behavior is precisely what Orwell, Huxley, Dick, Ballard, and Asimov warned us of. And yet. — umair (@umairh) October 28, 2013 For example, imagine your credit score. Now imagine […]

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Say “dynamic” one more time

Vista de la Biblioteca Vasconcelos shared CC by Eneas De Troya Tucked down into an op-ed bemoaning the decline of Canadian think tanks: First, think tanks can start thinking more like new media companies. At a minimum, they need to get on top of the possibilities afforded by social media, new communication tools, and dynamic […]

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