I have been using briefly a project called ytcc for watchig youtube videos
ytcc only checks wether some accounts I follow have published some new video
But I get NO reccomandations
the experience is dramatically different
playing with out neurocognitive wiring should be illegal
oh and by the way, not involving any browser in watching videos is another dramatic improvement
so much better. So much !
I feel similarly about now using an RSS reader for news, vs a service like Google News- BUT...
I also wonder what happened to the idea of "Agents" who would work on our behalf. I feel like "the algorithm" took over, but I think recommendations *would* be nice, if they were something *I* controlled and were generated locally.
I agree, reccomendations are nice
I didn't mention agents because I never heard about them and I don't know the first thing about them
If reccomendations could expose the process they would be sustainable and even nice
@Azure @AbbieNormal I've been really loving Last.FM's tags recently. I can browse by popular in tag. I can also browse recursive circles of "people who listen to this artist listen to this artist". It's so much nicer than Spotify's monolithic recommendation engine where I'm not making choices about how it works
Many things could be called "playing with our neurocognitive wiring"
you seem the kind of person who argues about lgbt issues being straight just for the sake of arguing
No I just loved the phrase "playing with our neurocognitive wiring" and I played with it for a while
Realised that most of our civilisation is based on doing pretty much exactly that, and not much else
So, thank you.
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