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Algorithms ignore the outlier

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The problem with algorithms is that they remove the outlier. The things that shape you are usually outside your normal scope of interest.

Read Take algorithms with a grain of salt

Algorithms have become a modern way of sifting between mass populations and mass consumption — hello Spotify and Amazon recommendations. What algorithms miss, are the plurality of outliers. People and tastes are exceptional.

Read A world that runs on algorithms

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of four books.