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Google Birthday Push Shows "Ugly Side Of Algorithms"

Is Google getting too smart for its own good?

Google’s artificial intelligence Gestapo are now forcing your birthday to appear on other people’s Google calendars. I personally noticed this back in November, when a casual trader friend of mine, previously unbeknownst to me, had a birthday on November 8 that appeared on my calendar. With another friend, we wanted him to go out that night and celebrate this birthday. When we approached him, he was shocked we knew his birthday, as it was a closely guarded secret . . .


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