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The Algorithms of Fear

By Marcia Stepanek 7

Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?

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A Connected World

Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of the Omidyar Network, discusses why he is optimistic about the “age of connectedness” and how increased connection has changed basic expectations about how society gets things done.