Completely misguided BBC article implies that algorithms are self-aware AIs roaming the world like digital Godzillas, which completely loses sight of the fact that it is the people who design and use these algorithms (and the lack of regulation of same) we should be worried about. +Jer Thorp
was right, +Kevin Slavin
's cryptic TED comment about algorithms co-evolving with us was a bad move, undoing the good work the rest of his talk accomplished. Most people will readily believe that computers are really little demonspawn sent to control their lives. Uh-oh, I see Arnold Schwarzenegger coming down the street.
(via +Dylan Schenker