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August 4, 2011

The democratization of communication: In filter we trust
also Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" (video 9:05)
  • This isn't a new concept here, but it is a little more technical look giving people their own online reality, which of course is becoming ever more offline or at least sustained by mobile connections. The second link with the video has some nice clear examples of the ideas. The problem is that it becomes hard to find different things, things that you did not know that would like, but do once exposed to them. I certain want good filters when I am trying to narrow things down, but an ability to turn it off is certainly necessary. There are many consequences to these bubbles on both sides of their desirability.
  • Tags: bias, consequences, experience (learning), filtering, ideals, knowledge, limit, reality.

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