HBO’s Next Big Idea: Recommendations From Actual Humans

Hey, you. Yes, you! Are you tired of Netflix's algorithm telling you what to watch? Does the streaming service think you enjoy Black Mirror and Friends reruns a lot more than you actually do? HBO hears you, and it has a solution: recommendations from actual people. Brian Barrett Netflix Raises Prices to Stockpile for the Streaming Wars Brian Barrett 7 Free Streaming Services to Save You From Subscription Hell Brian Raftery The Streaming Wars Began in 2018—and They'll Only Get Worse Recommended by Humans, launched today, is a "human-powered" recommendation tool that, instead of gleaning what you might like by looking at your viewing history and the shows beloved by people like you, scans Twitter and compiles interviews with real …