But as the battles over Twitter’s trending topics (why isn’t #ows trending?) testify, our human intuitions don’t always match an algorithm’s. We place the emphases on different data than the machines do, at least some of the time. (via The Real Point of Visualizations: Managing Data Overload Without Algorithms - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic)

But as the battles over Twitter’s trending topics (why isn’t #ows trending?) testify, our human intuitions don’t always match an algorithm’s. We place the emphases on different data than the machines do, at least some of the time. (via The Real Point of Visualizations: Managing Data Overload Without Algorithms - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic)

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