The dangers of Profiling in Contemporary Information Society.

Filters that focus on what we click on first or most often, he said, cater to these impulses and end up serving us information junk food instead of a balanced information diet. (…) We need the internet to connect us and introduce us to new ideas and people and different perspectives, and it’s not going to do that if it leaves us all isolated in a web of one.

Eli Pariser, speaking at TED2011 in Long Beach, California.


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