Barely funded, technologically inept, conceptually derivative, and driven by rivalries, the company that was to morph into the biggest Internet site in the world had an unlikely beginning. This is the fascinating and surprising story that includes all the elements of a great business narrative: obsessive characters from co-founders Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe to Rupert Murdock, relentless and unlikely innovation, and dizzying back room deal-making; all centered around an epic battle for control.
"Blast from the past"
In this episode, we hear from Joseph Turow, professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Algorithms operate everywhere in our daily lives. Using the information we give them, they're constantly learning about who we are...