Monthly Archives: May 2016

Miller’s Law in the Archipelago of Weird

How big is your filter bubble? What’s in it? What’s outside it? Okay, next question: how can you tell? In 2011, Eli Pariser defined a filter bubble as “that personal ecosystem of information that’s been catered by algorithms.” Unfortunately, he never defined a … Continue reading

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Ghosts in Every Machine

There was a time when I was lucky enough to take a ride in a hot air balloon. Standing above the world, you see things in a different light. Things that seemed random, chaotic, and mysterious display an ordering not obvious … Continue reading

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