ARTICLE: “Understanding Digital Capitalism III” Part 3

Algorithms that learn but don’t have a clue…

Why Tom Sawyer can be seen as having pioneered gamification, how Google is exploiting us – again, and why deep learning might be some sort of scam. In the new episode of Understanding Digital Capitalism, Timo Daum examines the fundamental misunderstandings of our algorithmic bondage. Is deep learning really for the ton? If IBM’s Watson would not constantly win Jeopardy, you could really ask the question.

Illustration: Susann Massute