..and listen to Ezra Klein’s podcast interview with Jaron Lanier:
“The problem here is that as technology improves and as algorithms improve… the whole system is just trying to optimize itself… advertising turns in to something very different than what it started as. It turns into behaviorism on a global scale, it turns into feedback loops that modify peoples’ behavior by algorithm and for pay, and once you’ve gone over that threshold you really make society insane…”
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