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In this issue:

"Stitch Fix's Radical Data-Driven Way to Sell Clothes – 1.2 billion Dollars Last Year – Is Reinventing Retail": CEO Katrina Lake's e-commerce retailer uses data science to find you the best-fitting clothes you've ever worn.

"The Tech Giant Fighting Anti-Vaxxers Isn't Twitter or Facebook. It's Pinterest": Pinterest is proving that content moderation doesn't have to be all that hard.

"Here's What Happened When I Watched Everything Netflix Told Me to for Two Weeks": To try to understand Netflix's frustrating algorithm, I only watched what it told me to. Thank god that experiment is over.

"The Real Reason Why Facebook and Google Won't Change": Facebook, Google, and other masters of the surveillance economy have bred a virulent mutation of capitalism, which explains why they aren't interested in addressing their many scandals.

"The Real Reason Amazon, Apple, and Google Are Some of the World’s Biggest Companies": These companies use functional, if decidedly unglamorous, types of AI. The future of AI will be more of the same–not far-flung fantasies, like humanoid robots and machine consciousness.

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