Editorial judgement vs algorithms

Video Summary

AI is making its way into the newsroom, but how do we tame the algorithms? What are the opportunities? The challenges? What are the media literacy implications of an algo-driven world? What is the accountability of a news publisher, and what is the accountability of a platform?


Gary is the CEO of Digg, a New York based content discovery startup. He joined Digg originally as Chief Operating Officer, leading revenue strategy and operations across all functions. Previously, Gary was Head of Spotify Labs, where he led emerging technologies and new business strategies for Spotify's global markets. Prior to that, he was Spotify's Global Director of Ad Product Strategy. Before Spotify, Gary was the Director of Sales Strategy and Operations at AOL (Patch), and was a business and sales operations leader at both Clickable and Google.

Born in California, Gary grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand, but has called the US Northeast his home for the past 19 years. He now lives in New York City with his wife Katrina, a pediatric dentist, 2 cats, and a dog. Ironically, he is extremely allergic to animals, and deathly afraid of dentists. Gary holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University.

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