This time next week I'll be starting a workshop at ENSCI in Paris . We'll attempt to map recommendation systems + think about the role of instruments in this mapping.

The Beeswarm plot turned out to be more or less what I needed. One axis constrained, one with collision.

This is a level of failure I may be willing to live with.

I gave a keynote at the Mixit conference in Lyon last night:
'Hyperland, a scam in n-dimensions' my adaptation of 'Flatland, a romance of many dimensions' to talk about data and machine learning.
Full write up coming soon.

Many thanks @ingrid and
for letting me borrow their diagrams.

the original Flatland:
Burrington's Theory of scamming:
Anthony's diagram of the vectorialist class:

nice prediction diagram on p.79
'Fig. 2: Graphic summary of Facebook’s patent US9750752B2.' from what I gather the summary is by author Lídia Pereira.

📄 patent:

📬 📘 Got a very nice book in the post from the Institute of Network Cultures:

State Machines; Reflections and actions at the edge of digital citizenship, finance, and Art.

available for free:

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