Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

Instagram! Google ads and extreme content

From BBC News at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39325916

From the Guardian at https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/mar/21/youtube-advertisers-censorship?CMP=twt_gu

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These news items emphasise what happens when algorithms step outside our control or when even they aren’t sophisticated enough to do what we want at scale, requiring human input.

They’re also telling of the sort of responsibility we want to take for the tasks and code we create.