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How an ex-YouTube insider investigated its secret algorithm

The methodology Guillaume Chaslot used to detect videos YouTube was recommending during the election – and how the Guardian analysed the data Guillame Chaslot, an ex-Google software engineer, developed a program to scrutinise YouTube’s algorithm. Photograph: Talia Herman for the Guardian YouTube’s recommendation system draws on techniques in machine learning …

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Huawei Watch 3 may let you write on your hand instead of the screen

One of the biggest problems with smartwatches is their small screens which can be clunky to interact with, but Huawei might have a solution to that problem. In a patent filed with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) and spotted by LetsGoDigital, the company details a system whereby sensors can scan …

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