We should incentivize distributions of AI/ML models and provide the data to train our personal recommendation engines.

On October 5th, Frances Haugen, a former Facebook Product Manager, testified to Congress on Facebook and Instagram’s complicity in each one of our interactions with those services. This testimony ( which is further contextualized by MIT Technology Review) illustrated how Facebook’s algorithms essentially cause division and danger to our (and…


Stop playing their game and find a Bigger Stick

It was a Saturday morning 10+ years ago. As I looked across the table, I realized that it was over. I had lost because my opponent was playing a game predicated on a new understanding of the world, and I was still playing the same old game. …


Part II of “So you want to make an app”

Making an app is complex, getting users to download your app is complicated.

This is the second article in my series “So you want to make an app ?!?!”. The first article can be found here:

I recently talked to a musician friend of mine. He was having trouble getting stand-in musicians for various gigs that he had booked.

“What I need is…


I wonder if you can use this to help detect feedback loops and identify those things that you need to break ... maybe its a chrome extension that you use when you visit the same site too much.


Depending on your perspective, it took a month … or a year

I’ve been writing on Medium for about a year. This will be my 26th or 27th article (depending on publication dates). My readership numbers have been slowly growing, but something strange happened in August. My numbers quintupled.

Last month will be the first month that I earned $50 on Medium…


Learn how to plan the development of your application!

About a month ago, I used Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing to publish my “Building Your Personal Metadata Journal,” an analog tool to help people start building their second brain. It was a big step for me in my creator journey. …


This is where I think we really fall down. The problem is that images and audio are hard to search for later, though Transformers are changing how we do things. Are you applying any NLP/ML/OCR to catalogue those types of notes?

Andrew Crider

Head of AI/ML Applications at Provoke Solutions (www.provokesolutions.com) Blogger at recursiveautomation.com

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