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Philippe’s Megaphone : On scaling up

mardi 12 août 2014, par Philippe Coueignoux

August 12, 2014
Beware. Recommenders cannot scale up without suppressing freedom.

.... Recommendations are a matter of taste.
.... But beyond a certain size, recommenders become censors.
.... Today Hachette authors are Amazon heretics.

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