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  1. #1 Google Frankenstein: Machines To Choose Your News 
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    GOOGLE FRANKENSTEIN: MACHINES TO CHOOSE YOUR NEWS
    Mon Apr 12 2010 08:15:34 ET

    GOOGLE CEO and Obama political activist Eric Schmidt declared this weekend that his machines will help decide what news you receive!

    News sites should use technology to PREDICT what a user wants to read by what they have already read, Schmidt told the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWS EDITORS, where a few humans still remained in the audience.

    "We're all in this together."

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    Schmidt said he doesn't want 'to be treated as a stranger' when reading online, POLITICO reports.

    He envisions a future where technology for news editing could help tailor advertisements for individual readers.

    And he wants to be challenged through technology that 'directs readers' to a story with an 'opposing' view.

    [An odd suggestion from the CEO of a company long accused of offering little to no conservative-leaning links on its news page, while aggressively promoting left-leaning hubs.]

    Schmidt said GOOGLE is working on new ways to push adverts and content for consumers, based on what stories they've read.

    What stories his machines have selected.

    Developing...

    http://www.drudgereport.com/flashes.htm
    Tell google to push it's adverts up it's own ass.
    Stand up for what is right, even if you have to stand alone.
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    I don't need software to make decisions like this for me. :eek:
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    Especially not Google software.

    I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
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