Tag: bloomberg

Great read about datamining, and nice animation (via Bloomberg)

The Brutal Fight to Mine Your Data and Sell It to Your Boss. Silicon Valley makes billions of dollars peddling personal information, supported by an ecosystem of bit players. One of them, an upstart called HiQ, is going up against LinkedIn in a battle for your lucrative professional identity.  By Drake ...

How Facebook Makes Us Dumber – confirmation bias is a huge issue on large social networks

Just found this interesting piece on Bloomberg by Cass Sunstein – consider this when thinking about your Facebook commitment 🙂 Notice my fav quote below :))) ” A new study focusing on Facebook users provides strong evidence that the explanation is confirmation bias: people’s tendency to seek out information that confirms their ...


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