|Content: content is that part of a statement, what can be represented by another statement, which differs in a respect from the original statement, e.g. it uses other expressions with the same reference. That, in which the second statement deviates belongs then to the vocabulary, to the syntax or grammar, the matching can be called content._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Content/personalisation/Internet/Morozov: Online media provide their pages with cookies, which record the behaviour of their users and then adapt the contents to the preferences of these users.
With sophisticated content, it is simply not possible to generate as much revenue as necessary in order to be able to maintain the offer at all. (1)
As a consequence, media produce new content based on the data collected by users using automatic algorithms. (2)
1. Joseph Turow, The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012).
2. for more on this, see my Slate column: Evgeny Morozov, “A Robot Stole My Pulitzer,” Slate, March 19, 2012, http:// www.slate.com/ articles/ technology/ future_tense/ 2012/ 03/ narrative_science_robot_journalists_customized_news_and_the_danger_to_civil_discourse_. html._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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