The Narrowing Web

August 14, 2012 at 2:53 pm | Posted in Computers, Economoney, Internet, Media, Online services, Technology | 2 Comments

Another excellent TED talk on how the rise of automated content filtering in Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and so forth is also narrowing our view of the world.   (9:05 min)

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  1. […] even modern Internet search engines enhance personal bias. They track what you search for and try to give you more of the same, enhancing your impression […]

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  2. […] While this may be convenient and help keep us on the site (and seeing ads), it narrows our view of the world by creating a bubble of information. A few years back, I posted a TED talk on the subject. […]

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