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Design in the Era of the Algorithm

Here are ten design principles for conceiving, designing, and managing data-driven products.

  1. Favor accuracy over speed

  2. Allow for ambiguity

  3. Add human judgment

  4. Advocate sunshine

  5. Embrace multiple systems

  6. Make it easy to contribute (accurate) data

  7. Root out bias and bad assumptions

  8. Give people control over their data

  9. Be loyal to the user

  10. Take responsibility