Optimizing the news feed – The sideways view

Paul proposes explicit A/B news feed user testing and optimization, with emphasis on considering the mechanisms for reflection.

After all, the press, the tech industry, and the public intellectuals all tend to share a set of common views. And those views are probably correct (says bay area techie to other bay area techies).

Interesting discussion here.

via Optimizing the news feed — Sideways view

HT Jacob Steinhardt