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Does Big Data Drive Netflix Content?

Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Soapbox/~3/aoiKRhfwTg4/does-big-data-drive-netflix-content.html One of the factors driving Netflix success is undoubtedly its recommendation engine, based on an algorithm called CineMatch. I discussed this in my earlier post Rhyme or Reason (June 2017). But that’s not the only way Netflix uses data. According to several pundits (Bikker, Dans, Delger, FrameYourTV, Selerity), Netflix also uses big...

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Evolution or Revolution 3

Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DemandingChange/~3/6KuOlCWKyaY/evolution-or-revolution-3.html Let me start this post with some quotes from @adriandaub’s book What Tech Calls Thinking. One ought to be skeptical of unsubstantiated claims of something’s being totally new and not following the hitherto established rules (of business, of politics, of common sense), just as one is skeptical of claims that something which really...

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The Social Dilemma

Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DemandingChange/~3/UuCw-RB2Gy4/the-social-dilemma.html Just watched the documentary The Social Dilemma on Netflix, which takes a critical look at some of the tech giants that dominate our world today (although not Netflix itself, for some reason), largely from the perspective of some former employees who helped them achieve this dominance and are now having second thoughts. One of the most prominent...

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Assembling your Data Strategy – walk in the way of insight

Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Soapbox/~3/Wim0DuZXSoY/assembling-your-data-strategy-walk-in.html How many pillars (or components or building blocks) does your data strategy need? I found lots of different answers, from random bloggers to the UK Government. 3 An anonymous blogger who writes under the pen-name Beautiful Data, identifies three pillars of data strategy. Data Management – managing data as an asset Data...

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Open Democracy in the Age of AI

Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DemandingChange/~3/w7baN4aZahg/open-democracy-in-age-of-ai.htmlAn interesting talk by Professor Hélène @Landemore at @TORCHOxford yesterday, exploring the possibility that some forms of artificial intelligence might assist democracy. I haven’t yet read her latest book, which is on Open Democracy.There are various organizations around the world that promote various notions of Open Democracy,...