The real story in this mess is not the threat that algorithms pose to Amazon shoppers, but the threat that algorithms pose to journalism. By forcing reporters to optimize every story for clicks, not giving them time to check or contextualize their reporting, and requiring them to race to publish follow-on articles on every topic, the clickbait economics of online media encourage carelessness and drama.
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Clearleft have been working with Channel 4 News on their new redesign. Here’s Jon Snow explaining responsive design.
Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
A vivid first-person description of danah boyd's talk at the Web 2.0 Expo. I have to say, I'm not entirely surprised that she had a such a humiliating experience at such a douchebaggy conference.
Friday, September 28th, 2007
Faceball on Channel 4. Too weird.