Personalised Curiosity: Why and how machine learning can keep your users surprised and engaged

When machine learning is used to recommend content, it usually gives us more of what we already know we want. What if the opposite approach, piquing our interest in new content and driving us to explore the unfamiliar, turned out to be better for us all in the long run? This talk explores how an AI model of curiosity inspired by cognitive science can be used to encourage us to broaden our tastes.