Colleges Are Using Big Data To Predict Which Students Will Do Well––Before They Accept Them http://t.co/ALLYDgiy7C — 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 […]Read more "Agency and algorithms"
“The best way to complain is to make things” shared CC by Mark Jensen I feel fortunate to the point of absurdity to be in a job I enjoy so much, but still feel uncomfortable with the title “Director of Innovation”. I deflect some of the manifest weirdness by recasting my role as one of […]Read more "What’s the opposite of Abject?"
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 […]Read more "Say “dynamic” one more time"