What can designers do with this pattern?
Spotify and Netflix present many of these.
Input or output?
How do users control the algorithm?
Users selections can be used as to tune the algorithm.
How do users understand the control?
The user can choose among presented alternatives (and as such have the space to make a final decision, making the quality of the recommendation less critical). Users will mostly not be aware of the effects of a certain choice in training the algorithm.
Some examples of use
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- To be identified.
Comments & Talks
React on this algoritmic affordance and get in touch with the publisher over this algoritmic affordance Koen van Turnhout.
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