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Reading Recs: Man vs. Machine

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At Co.EXIST, Jessica Leber pits the algorithms of digital giants Amazon and Goodreads against the ultimate recommendation engine: librarians. Leber details her experience with the Brooklyn Public Library’s BookMatch program, in which real librarians respond to patron’s requests for reading recommendations based on other books they’ve enjoyed. While online services get smarter by the minute, […]

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New App Alerts Online Shoppers To The Products Of Child Labor

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Michael J. Coren sheds light on aVOID, a plugin that tells online shoppers exactly which items are products of child labor, for Co.EXIST: “Now you can do your part. A new browser plug-in, aVOID, screens your online shopping for products associated with the exploitation of children. It works with all major online shops (including Amazon, although I found […]

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