An algorithm that optimizes for avoiding ennui (Ep.416)

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February 18, 2022

What if you happen to constructed a suggestion engine optimized for person’s well being, not their watch time.

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We chat with Guillaume Clement, Chief Working Officer of the video platform Each day Movement, concerning the journey from program director, to VP of Engineering, to CTO, and eventually, COO. Clement additionally reveals some exhausting truths concerning the suggestion engines that information our consumption of digital content material and Each day Movement’s plans to construct a system optimized for person’s well being, not their watch time.

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Episode Notes

You possibly can be taught extra about Clement’s profession at his LinkedIn and on Twitter for anybody who speaks French.

You possibly can be taught extra about Each day Movement here and take a look at the roles they’re hiring for here.

You will discover Cassidy Williams on Twitter and at her website

You will discover Ceora Foord on Twitter and her website.

Our lifeboat badge winner of the week is Swati Kiran, who helped clear up an error inflicting permission issues in an angular app.

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Tags: algorithims, engineering leadership, personalization, recommendation engines, the stack overflow podcast

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