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Four short links: 3 October 2016

Deep-Fried Data, Myth History, Shadow Regulation, and Inside an AI Startup Deep-Fried Data (Maciej Ceglowski) -- I find it helpful to think of algorithms as a dim-witted but extremely industrious graduate student, whom you don't fully trust. You want a concordance made? An index? You want them to go through 10 million photos and find every picture of a horse? Perfect. You want them to draw conclusions on gender based on word use patterns? Or infer social relationships from census data? Now you need some adult supervision in the room.
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