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Jonathan Stray » The editorial search engine

Jonathan Stray » The editorial search engine | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
It’s impossible to build a computer system that helps people find or filter information without at some point making editorial judgements. That’s because search and collaborative filtering algorithms embody human judgement about what is important to know.

I’ve been pointing this out for years, and it seems particularly relevant to the journalism profession today as it grapples with the digital medium.

It’s this observation which is the bridge between the front page and the search results page, and it suggests a new generation of digital news products that are far more useful than just online translations of a newspaper.
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Web 2.0 Expo NY: Clay Shirky (shirky.com) It's Not Information Overload. It's Filter Failure.

Web 2.0 Expo NY: Clay Shirky (shirky.com) It's Not Information Overload. It's Filter Failure. - Web2Expo - blip.
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