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Not-So-Great Moments in News Aggregation March 27, 2008

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Technology.
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On Tuesday, the same day that Wired Magazine was discussing the value of people versus algorithms in filtering the maze of the Internet, I saw the following on Google’s news page:

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I love Google News, but if there was ever a reason to consider a human over an algorithm in composing a news feed, this was it.

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