The Dream of Algorithm Hill
Monday, 19 April 2021
Recreating Silicon Valley is not as easy as turning the back of one’s hand. Without a solid ecosystem in place, the Algorithm Hill project in Sukabumi, West Java, could well be mere business cunning out to grab tax deductions and import duty waivers while establishing a special economic zone.
IN the digital world, the gods are the algorithm. They decide the news that we read and the ads that appear on our cell phone screens. The algorithm selects which products we buy online and the amount of credit we may withdraw from our digital bank accounts.
The almighty algorithm is a series of mathematical calculations that predicts our behavior based on data. This could be what incited politician from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Strugg...
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