Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

There is a lesson for education technology in this story. Facebook has had nothing but grief trying to offer personalized news. Google, meanwhile, has announced a complete revamp of Google News featuring a content selection that will be the same for everybody. The role the AI plays is focused on the story. "The reimagined Google News uses a new set of AI techniques to take a constant flow of information as it hits the web, analyze it in real time and organize it into storylines." So who chooses the content for the user? T

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 9:44 p.m.