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oh for seven [#9] - oracular algorithms / virtual restaurants / better creative feedback / and more.

You might not have even noticed that I missed last week's edition, but my apologies for leaving you b

Oh for seven

November 29 · Issue #9 · View online
Like birdwatching, but for brand enthusiasts. Links spotted and shared semi-regularly by Caroline O.

You might not have even noticed that I missed last week’s edition, but my apologies for leaving you bereft of links. (I’m sure you found a way to cope, somehow.) 
The tech giants are back again this week (I just don’t know how to quit them). This time, looking at the influence of Google and Facebook’s algorithms (spoiler alert: it’s not always good). Then under-the-radar innovations from Pinterest and UberEats. Plus some solid advice from the Dropbox blog for giving feedback on creative work.

Google Has Picked an Answer for You—Too Bad It’s Often Wrong
How Facebook’s Oracular Algorithm Determines the Fates of Start-Ups
Pinterest Lens now gives users a way to figure out their outfits with the clothes in their closet
UberEats is going to let you order food from 'virtual restaurants' that don't exist IRL
8 ways to give better feedback to creatives
Feedback tips also feature Dropbox's new illustration style in action.
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