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The Algorithms of Our Lives

The Algorithms of Our Lives | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Software is so integral to our existence that we hardly notice it. But it’s changing us.
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Mlik Sahib's curator insight, December 18, 2013 9:03 PM

"How does the software we use influence what we express and imagine? Shall we continue to accept the decisions made for us by algorithms if we don't know how they operate? What does it mean to be a citizen of a software society? These and many other important questions are waiting to be analyzed.

Lev Manovich is a professor of digital humanities and computer science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and director of the Software Studies Initiative at the California Institute"

The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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On meta-design and algorithmic design systems

On meta-design and algorithmic design systems | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The rise of the meta-designer, and the use of algorithmic design systems.
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Behind the Ingenious Security Feature that Powers the Blockchain

Behind the Ingenious Security Feature that Powers the Blockchain | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
For all the excitement about the blockchain s potential to shake up the financial industry, few people understand how it works. The really revolutionary part of the blockchain process is how miners manage to keep records of transactions accurate and tamper-proof.
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The Most Valuable Aspect of Bitcoin: Its Versatile Ledger Technology | MIT Technology Review

The Most Valuable Aspect of Bitcoin: Its Versatile Ledger Technology | MIT Technology Review | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Bitcoin doesn’t have to replace government-backed money to improve the way we do business online.
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/\ndy: The Failure of Agile

/\ndy: The Failure of Agile | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
I am proud to be one of the 17 founders/authors of the The Agile Manifesto back in 2001. I think it provided a jolt of energy, hope of a better way of doing things, of creating software and making the...
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We Need Algorithmic Angels

We Need Algorithmic Angels | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
A lot has been written on how algorithms are manipulating this and that in today’s Internet. However, there hasn’t been so many concrete proposals on how..
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Voiding the touch: on love and haptic mediation

Voiding the touch: on love and haptic mediation | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Imagine: You’re 16. You’re in school. You’re sitting in class. You have a crush on another student — you’ve fallen hard. You can’t stop thinking about them. You suspect the feelings are mu
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Opinion: Bitcoin Will Transform Argentina - CoinBuzz

Opinion: Bitcoin Will Transform Argentina - CoinBuzz | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Argentine citizens have never really had a stable national currency; a never-ending drama of repeating hyper-inflationary episodes has gradually eroded any last...
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¿Qué son los nómadas digitales?

¿Qué son los nómadas digitales? | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Un nómada digital es una persona que aprovecha la tecnología para vivir y trabajar desde cualquier parte del mundo.

Via Silvan Pan Morel
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Why Are Geospatial Databases So Hard To Build? · J. Andrew Rogers


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Customer Experience in the Internet of Things

Customer Experience in the Internet of Things | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

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Olivier Renaudin's curator insight, March 9, 4:44 AM

With every human expected to own some 20 or more connected devices by the year 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a phenomenon brands can’t afford to ignore.

Romain MAZUIR's curator insight, March 9, 4:35 PM

Customer Experience in the Internet of Things #H2MWP

Birgitta Edberg's curator insight, March 29, 3:16 PM

Always easier to understand Customers Experience in infographic.

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Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math? | Quanta Magazine

Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math? |  Quanta Magazine | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
When a legendary mathematician found a mistake in his own work, he embarked on a computer-aided quest to eliminate human error. To succeed, he has to rewrite
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Visual arts: Virtual reality will soon immerse us, says keynote speaker in Digital Spring conference

Visual arts: Virtual reality will soon immerse us, says keynote speaker in Digital Spring conference | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
“Virtual reality is the platform for news and entertainment for the 21st century. It will play the role that TV had in the 20th," keynote speaker says
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NYSE creates a new bitcoin index

NYSE creates a new bitcoin index | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The old-school exchange is leaping into the digital age with an index to value bitcoin.
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Smart Society Project

Smart Society Project | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

"Hybrid and Diversity-Aware Collective Adaptive Systems: When People Meet Machines to Build a Smarter Society"

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Facebook Growth and Penetration in the World - Facebook Statistics

Facebook Growth and Penetration in the World - Facebook Statistics | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Facebook World Statistics Growth Comparison between 2011 and 2012, by geographic regions of the world.
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Over 300 Artists Link Up in an International Game of Telephone

Over 300 Artists Link Up in an International Game of Telephone | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
In Telephone, an online exhibition organized by the Satellite Collective, a web connecting 315 artists in 42 countries was structured around this Breton fisherman's prayer: "Oh god thy sea is so gr...
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Ana Paula Sena's curator insight, April 24, 5:00 PM

Arte e tecnologia.

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The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
More startups are targeting the market for children's wearable technology.
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Beware of Airbnb entering the hyperlocal travel guide business | Monday Note

Beware of Airbnb entering the hyperlocal travel guide business | Monday Note | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
  by Frédéric Filloux  Airbnb has every reason to enter the news services sector - and to threaten a broad range of media/services such as Trip Advisor or Yelp.  Seen through the eyes of travel information publishers, Airbnb holds a dream position: a huge base of 25 million potential readers/users, spread over 34,000 cities in 190 countries, well in tune with the brand’s core product and attributes. For a start, should Airbnb develop a publishing arm, this unparalleled notoriety would spare it
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Put Bird on your finger and rule your digital world

Put Bird on your finger and rule your digital world | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
MUV Interactive’s trailblazing Bird wearable will turn every surface into a touchable interactive screen through motion, touch and voice.
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Une plateforme européenne fédère les projets de 31 "villes intelligentes"

Une plateforme européenne fédère les projets de 31 "villes intelligentes" | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Les villes de sept pays se regroupent autour d’un plateforme cloud et open source pour développer des services interprétables à destinations de leurs habitants.

Via Jean-Pierre Blanger
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Ushering in a New Era of Intelligent Building and Energy Management [IBM] #smartcities

Ushering in a New Era of Intelligent Building and Energy Management [IBM] #smartcities | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
By Joe Phillips As you sit in your office reading this story, consider this: you’re surrounded by data. Computers, lights, power strips, air conditioning, elevators, alarms and meters – all of this is generating data inside the building. This data can reveal powerful information to make offices, campuses and large buildings work better. While the …
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