Ever feel that watching online videos is like being stuck in an endless echo chamber? Black-box algorithms keep serving up the same old, same old based solely on your watching habits. At best they might recommend something else because it’s what everybody’s watching. Predictably, that leads to a cycle that is pretty darn hard to break. In other words, discovering anything new in the wild world of the web is nothing short of a small miracle — we’ve become imprisoned by what we love.

Don’t get me wrong, people like personalization, and who doesn’t enjoy watching those hilarious cat videos…


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