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While this undoubtedly an important book, I couldn’t shake the feeling that I was reading a five year old book about the internet, which in internet years, is really about 35 years old. The topic here is crucial, and I thank Eli Pariser for entering into the conversation bubblw a well-researched book instead of just a post on social media. I love the flow of the book’s topics, but the Account Options Sign in.
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An eye-opening account of elo the hidden rise of padiser on the Internet is controlling-and limiting-the information we consume. Instead of giving you the most broadly popular result, Google now tries to predict what you are most likely to click on.
In this groundbreaking investigation of the new hidden Web, Pariser uncovers how this growing trend threatens to control how we consume and share information as a society-and reveals what we can do about it. Though the phenomenon has gone largely undetected until now, personalized filters are sweeping the Web, creating individual universes of information for each of us. Facebook-the primary news source for an increasing number of Americans-prioritizes the links it believes will appeal to you so that if you are a liberal, you can expect to see only progressive links.
Even an old-media bastion like The Teh Post devotes the top of its home page to a news feed with the links your Facebook friends are sharing. Behind the scenes a burgeoning industry of data companies is tracking your personal information to sell to advertisers, from your political leanings to the color you painted your living room to the hiking boots you just browsed on Zappos.
In a personalized world, we will increasingly be typed and fed only news that is pleasant, familiar, and confirms our beliefs-and because these filters are invisible, we won’t know what is being hidden from us. Our past interests will determine what we are exposed to in the future, leaving less room for the unexpected encounters that spark creativity, innovation, and the democratic exchange of ideas.
The Filter Bubble
While we all worry that the Internet is eroding privacy or shrinking flter attention spans, Pariser uncovers a more pernicious and far- reaching trend on the Internet and shows how we can- and must-change course. With vivid detail and remarkable scope, The Filter Bubble reveals how personalization undermines the Internet’s original purpose as an open platform for the spread of ideas and could leave us all in an isolated, echoing world. Gunderson elii LibraryThing The topic here is crucial, and I thank Eli Pariser for entering into the conversation with a well-researched book instead of just a post on social media.
Selected pages Title Page. Contents The John Irving Problem. The Rise and Fall of the General Audience. Of Apple and Afghanistan.
The 50 Billion Sand Castle. What Game Are You Playing? The Robot with Gaydar. The Future Is Already Here. The End of Theory. The Age of Discovery.
A Bad Theory of You. Targeting Your Weak Spots. A Deep and Narrow Path. Lords of the Cloud. The Empire of Clever.
The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You by Eli Pariser
The Mosaic of Subcultures. What Individuals Can Do.
What Companies Can Do. What Governments and Citizens Can Do. The Race for Relevance.
The User Is the Content. The Public Is Irrelevant. Escape from the City of Ghettos. Other editions – View all The Filter Bubble: Eli Pariser No preview available – He grew up in Lincolnville, Me. The John Irving Problem.