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Google's wrong information about MOCA misleads museum-goers
Google's wrong information about MOCA misleads museum-goers

Mark Twain wrote that there were three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics." The 21st century version, as L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art and some of its patrons are finding out, might be "lies, damned lies, and algorithms" -- as in Google's famous and mysterious search formulas that, like mighty mathematical genies, have made the company vastly rich. Daniel Fink, an avid arts patron from Beverly Hills, was left damning the algorithms this week, having found out the hard way that you can't always trust what you get when you Google. Fink had some free time on Tuesday and decided to take in MOCA's big retrospective exhibition on the L.A. artist Mike Kelley. He googled...

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