Hi, I'm Britt Crawford

Articles I liked from the week of October 30th, 2016.

  1. Engines of Evidence | Edge.orgA new thinking came about in the early '80s when we changed from rule-based systems to a Bayesian network. Bayesian networks are probabilistic reasoning…
  2. The Fortune at the Edge of the NetworkThere was no newsletter last week because the DDoS attack on Dyn derailed the newsletter I was planning to write. Then I got meta-derailed and got to thinking…

  1. The Bot Tries Not to Surveil HumansIs the computer watching you? It’s hard to tell. You can’t make up your mind. The computer’s attention skips from eye to eye. It has so many, and you wonder how…
  2. The IT Era and the Internet RevolutionI like to say that I write about media generally and journalism specifically because the industry is a canary in the coal mine when it comes to the impact of…