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Secret Netflix codes: This trick can help you escape the endless scroll of movies - CNET

CNET 24 Oct 2021
Find hidden, bingeable gems by using genre codes to make the streaming algorithm work for you. Here's how to do it ... .
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Twitter says its algorithm amplifies right wing political content

Hindustan Times 22 Oct 2021
Twitter’s new study, released by the company on Thursday, found that its algorithm amplifies right wing political narratives ... The algorithm studied here is the code that determines how people see posts when they view their Twitter feed in the default “top tweets” setting, as opposed to the “latest” mode that orders tweets chronologically.
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Novel advanced light design and fabrication process could revolutionize sensing technologies

Phys Dot Org 21 Oct 2021
student Mingze He, lead author of the paper, proposed an inverse design algorithm that computes an optimized structure within minutes on a consumer-grade desktop. Further, this code could provide the ability to match the desired emission wavelength, linewidth, and amplitude of multiple resonances simultaneously over an arbitrary spectral bandwidth.
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Facebook whistleblower rekindles questions about cracking down on Facebook in Canada

Castanet 19 Oct 2021
On Monday, NDP MP Charlie Angus called on Ottawa to establish an independent watchdog that tackles disinformation, hateful posts and algorithm transparency, citing a former Facebook executive ... Haugen reveals that Facebook knew that its algorithms are driving hate content and leading to breakdown in civic engagement," Angus said.
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Online game, cartoon dog among tools to fight anti-vaccine falsehoods

Straits Times 19 Oct 2021
In Europe, where anti-vaccination protests have been held across the continent as extremists and far-right politicians keep up the social media spread of conspiracy theories about vaccines, the European Commission has proposed more fact-checking and algorithm changes for social media firms.
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How governments are tackling anti Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

Straits Times 19 Oct 2021
In Europe where anti-vaccination protests have been held across the Continent as extremists and far-right politicians keep up the social media spread of conspiracy theories about vaccines, the European Commission has proposed more fact checking and algorithm changes for social media companies.
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NDP calls for social media watchdog as scrutiny of Facebook heats up

Moosejaw Today 18 Oct 2021
NDP MP Charlie Angus called on Ottawa to establish an independent watchdog to address disinformation, hateful posts and algorithm transparency on digital platforms ... Haugen reveals that Facebook knew that its algorithms are driving hate content and leading to breakdown in civic engagement," Angus said.
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Batapa-Sigue: Jobs and skills of the future

Sun Star 18 Oct 2021
The key learning areas for entry- level roles include programming practices and developer environments, practice the basics of coding in a high-level language like Python, Basic algorithms like loops and conditional logic, basic web application with CSS, HTML, and JavaScript and Practice how to collaborate on code in a team with other developers ... .
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Batapa-Sigue: Prepare your skills roadmap

Sun Star 17 Oct 2021
AMIDST the political noise and clashes, let's resume our discussion about future-proofing the workforce ... Data and artificial intelligence (AI) involve developing code and quantitative algorithms to organize and synthesize large amounts of information used to answer questions and drive strategy in organization ... .
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Guest Column: Reset your algorithm by social media entrepreneur Viraj Sheth

Hindustan Times 16 Oct 2021
Five ways in which you can take control of your social media, understand the algorithm and make it work for you ... They say in today’s times the most dangerous people are not the ones with access to nuclear codes, but the ones who write the code that governs the algorithms of the most popular social media apps.
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You can switch off Siri, but not the State

Indian Express 16 Oct 2021
Algorithms on each of these platforms recommend movies or serials we like based on our prior viewing ... For instance, is the zip code of where a person lives likely to indicate chances of committing fresh crimes? If you live in a white neighbourhood, are you less likely to commit a new crime? How does one make the algorithm fair and transparent?.
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The Bitcoin Rorschach Test

Bitcoin Magazine 16 Oct 2021
Every time Spotify autoplays a new song, when you visit a new restaurant based on its Yelp rating, Tinder’s algorithm displays or does not display you a potential date or a QR code allows health agencies to track and mandate the movements of individuals in a pandemic, technology is influencing culture ... It’s just code.
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How Facebook’s algorithms promote hate and drive toxic content

Alternet 15 Oct 2021
Facebook's algorithms polarized society and promoted hate and fake news because they drove up "engagement" on its platforms ... The algorithms that Facebook and other digital tech companies use today do not directly code rules to drive up engagement ... Not all the harm on Facebook's platform, however, was caused by algorithms.
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Math creates art

Daily Emerald 15 Oct 2021
The Beautiful Side of Math exhibit, said ... All the hours of coding and testing Godar put into these applets, from the first trials with the Wilson’s Algorithm to the 3-D rendering of The Mandelbulb, all went into the creation of Wilson ... After the start of the gallery, many other professors have sent him ideas and other coding concepts to work on ... ....
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How more women can be encouraged to take up STEM careers in the Middle East 

Arab News 15 Oct 2021
Apps, artificial intelligence, fifth-generation telephony, the internet of things, drones, advanced metallurgy, microchips, algorithms and coding ... Saudi entrepreneur Nora Al-Nashwan and her friend Deema Alamer set up Code for Girls in 2018 to give Saudi women the skills necessary to join the tech industry.
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