Katie Mack @AstroKatie (a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist/cosmologist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of cosmic catastrophes Aug. 06, 2019 1 min read

Today in: The YouTube Algorithm is Garbage and Actively Harming the World

“I see you’ve just watched:

a helpful video by a climate scientist about how to best promote responsible climate policies.

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17 minutes of the unhinged conspiracy-theory ramblings of the Lizard People guy”

There’s a great episode of @replyall featuring @gaywonk about why the algorithm is garbage, how it promotes conspiracy theorists and abusers, and why YouTube isn’t fixing it  https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/rnhzlo 

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