Hot Girl Tech: Recommender? I Hardly Know Her!

The promise and pitfalls of recommendation algorithms.


Soha Bhutta

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Soha Bhutta and Vienna Parnell

How does Amazon know that you’ve been needing a new planner? Why does Netflix recommend shows about the British monarchy after you only watched one episode of The Crown? In this episode, hosts Vienna Parnell and Soha Bhutta explain what recommender algorithms are, how they work and how they’ve recently put some companies into hot water.