Improving the “truth value” of articles doesn’t depend on manual interventions to weed out bad results, as commentators on both sides of this issue seem to think, but on discovering signals that cause good results to float to the top.
Media in the Age of Algorithms
Tim O'Reilly
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But still, the problem remains, what’s considered a good result. Some people love facts, others love to read what they believe to be true. Even with algorithms, the learning of the system will also be biased to an extend. This is the reason why many algorithms out there are xenophobic, racist and benefit typical white-male groups. Quis custodiet, ipsos custodes?

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