What is it?
When you engage with a personalized website, it responds to your inferred interest by providing similar things. The problem with this approach is that it can quickly lead you into a sinkhole—or radicalize you. (Think YouTube autoplay.)
I feel that this is related to the properties of mistrained self-learning AIs—they can self-validate the wrong results.
About the Series
This is part of my “Algorithm” body of work:
- “Illegal in Illinois”
- “Morale is Mandatory (Algorithm Livery)”
- “Probing GauGAN2”
- “Feedback Loop”
- “Probing DALL-E Mini”
- “Probing ImageNet”
- “Snap Judgment”
- “Data Chains”
More details at “About Algorithms,” the companion site for this work.