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Pattern Matching

Why the search giant can afford to kill the cookie

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The Pattern

A handful of new standards will personalize ads without the privacy violations of today

The main Google search page
The main Google search page
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Google and Facebook are too powerful, but monetization won’t solve the core problems

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‘Your life gets worse when you start advocating for underrepresented people’

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Gebru is known for influential research about bias in facial recognition

Timnit Gebru. Photo: Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch
Tweet from Timnit Gebru

‘This complaint makes clear that workers have the right to speak to issues of ethical business and the composition of management’

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Will the AMP format die as a result?

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A new policy perfectly illustrates a core issue across the industry

New Google Photos icon.
New Google Photos icon.
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Why won’t Google change the algorithm?

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