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Feedback loops

15th January 2003

Mark Pilgrim has been having an interesting problem with his Further Reading feature: Feedback loops.

I always said that my “further reading” was like a prisoner’s dilemma: great for me as long as nobody else did it. Once everybody’s doing it, the feedback loops start and the signal-to-noise ratio skyrockets and it becomes worthless.

This is Feedback loops by Simon Willison, posted on 15th January 2003.

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