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Why Google is the Beast That Scares Your Industry’s 800-lb. Gorilla (Thinks Out Loud Episode 238)

Looking to drive results for your business? Click here to learn more. Why Google is the Beast That Frightens Your Industry’s 800-lb. Gorillas (Thinks Out Loud Episode 238) – Headlines and Show Notes The distribution trend you care about most in 2019 Expedia CEO: Google Is Our Biggest Competitor – Skift How to Compete With Amazon (and Expedia and Google and…) (Thinks Out Loud Episode 221) Google adds hotel booking, flight check-in to Google Assistant | PhocusWire AI For Marketers: AI Makes ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Seo, Expedia, Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB, Tim Peter, Tim Peter Associates, Guillaume Chaslot, Competitors Alexa Digital


Of YouTube, Flat Earth Theory and time for AI to change..for a better world

Those who have not read ‘Alice in Wonderland’ can taste how it is to be going down the rabbit-hole through online social media platforms. In the garb of recommendations, there was a hose-pipe of content thrown, with similar and related content, having an almost limitless supply for the use. With data having gone dirt-cheap, the algorithms went more berserk. And the user just could not say to the ‘recommendation’, after all it is being made by the platform. Came along click-bait videos, with morp...
Tags: Business, Youtube, Artificial Intelligence, Brian, Alice, Guillaume Chaslot, YouTube Official Blog


YouTube, the Great Radicalizer

Zeynep Tufekci, writing for the New York Times: Before long, I was being directed to videos of a leftish conspiratorial cast, including arguments about the existence of secret government agencies and allegations that the United States government was behind the attacks of Sept. 11. As with the Trump videos, YouTube was recommending content that was more and more extreme than the mainstream political fare I had started with. Intrigued, I experimented with nonpolitical topics. The same basic patter...
Tags: Google, Videos, Tech, United States, New York Times, Trump, Zeynep Tufekci, Guillaume Chaslot, Chaslot


SDF Podcast 16 – Trust, communication clarity, balanced news and tech heretics

Neville Hobson SDF Podcast 16 – Trust, communication clarity, balanced news and tech heretics Yet again, the Three SDF Podcasteers Neville Hobson, Sam Knowles and Thomas Stoeckle tackle a range of related themes, from trust in society to clarity in corporate messages, global attitudes towards news, and Silicon Valley’s growing number of critical voices. This episode’s show notes were written by Thomas Stoeckle. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer finds China and the US poles apart, with the US i...
Tags: Google, Business, UK, Technology, London, Instagram, Workplace, China, Germany, Singapore, Trust, US, Trends, Social Media, Communication, Society


YouTube Algorithm Can Be Exploited by Hackers, Senator Says

The top-ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee has warned that YouTube's powerful recommendation algorithm may be "optimizing for outrageous, salacious and often fraudulent content" or susceptible to "manipulation by bad actors, including foreign intelligence entities." Senator Mark Warner, of Virginia, made the stark warning after an investigation by the Guardian found that the Google-owned video platform was systematically promoting divisive and conspiratorial videos that were...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Senate, Virginia, Hillary Clinton, Guardian, Warner, Mark Warner, Guillaume Chaslot


How an ex-YouTube insider investigated its secret algorithm

The methodology Guillaume Chaslot used to detect videos YouTube was recommending during the election – and how the Guardian analysed the dataRead the story: how YouTube’s algorithm distorts truthYouTube’s recommendation system draws on techniques in machine learning to decide which videos are auto-played or appear “up next”. The precise formula it uses, however, is kept secret. Aggregate data revealing which YouTube videos are heavily promoted by the algorithm, or how how many views individual v...
Tags: Google, Technology, Youtube, US news, Hillary Clinton, US politics, Silicon Valley, US elections 2016, Donald Trump, Alphabet, Guillaume Chaslot