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Nd 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 ideasWhile we all worry that the Internet is eroding privacy or shrinking our attention spans Pariser uncovers a 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 wor NOTE A month after writing my original review I changed my rating from 4 to 5 because of how it has stayed with me and the number of interesting conversations I have had about itIn the introduction to The Filter Bubble Eli Pariser delivers a very thought provoking message the internet is getting better and better at knowing what we want and personalizing what we see and that is not necessarily a good thing We all want searches and websites to show us what we are after but the our computer experience is personalized what will we NOT see And what are the conseuences of that After reading his introduction he had me convinced that this is a tricky issue and I wondered what was left to say in the rest of the book The answer is A lot and Pariser says it very well Pariser explores current day influences on the internet from Google Facebook and to lesser known but important players like Acxiom and explores possible future enhancements with their advantages and their dangers He does an excellent job of explaining the cognitive biases and other thought mechanisms that make personalization a problem and of describing the effects on various aspects of our lives and society His research was broad and impressive he uotes sources from John Stuart Mill to Walter Lippman to Dan Ariely WARNING This book cites so many other interesting sounding works that your Want to Read list is likely to growIf there is a weakness it is in the relative lack of solutions but that is not surprising I wouldn t expect an easy answer to such a complex uestion as this but at least he has done a good job of raising the uestion This is the kind of book I will recommend to a number of my friends all for different reasons and if enough people become aware of the issue and all of its ramification I am hopeful that we can maximize the utility of the internet while avoiding the worst of the pitfalls Read again December 2014 for The Sunday Philosophers 901 FRANCE ROUTES AUTOROUTES 2019 FRANCE ROUTIERE MAXI FORMAT RECTO is pleasant familiar and confirms our beliefs and because these filters are ¡Dilly-ding, dilly-dong!: Leicester City, el triunfo más improbable de la historia del fútbol inglés invisible we won't know what La locura de saltar contigo is being hidden from us Our past The Five Chinese Brothers interests will determine what we are exposed to The Future Aint What It Used to Be in the future leaving less room for the unexpected encounters that spark creativity Roomies innovation and the democratic exchange of Adventures of Superman Vol. 3 ideasWhile we all worry that the Internet Virgin Wanted is eroding privacy or shrinking our attention spans Pariser uncovers a 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 The Message Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language ideas and could leave us all Lie With Me in an No Feelings Involved isolated echoing wor NOTE A month after writing my original review I changed my rating from 4 to 5 because of how El libro de sinAzucar.org it has stayed with me and the number of One Wore Blue (Cameron Saga: Civil War Trilogy, interesting conversations I have had about Size Matters itIn the ¡Oh, lorem ipsum! 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Y 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 Washington 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 ZapposIn a personalized world we will increasingly be typed a Very interesting book Here are the notes I wrote in the margins while reading it on the Kindle Page 15Note This is why I love going to libraries The chance encounter of a new topic you never thought of exploring 256 Page 17Note I need to go to town hall meetings 279 Page 20Notes on this intro I don t mind companies targeting me as I live my life much with a transparent attitude However the author makes very good point that we each end up in or own bubble Now all this info gathering is what I totally want our strategy to be at work we need to know our customer I blows my mind that ppl don t see that at work or don t care 316 Page 29uote When you log in after a day reading Kindle e books at the beach is able to subtly customize its site to appeal to what you ve read Note Ha I m reading this on a kindle app now Hi 423 Page 49uote Now all that was changing One executive in the marketing session was especially blunt The publishers are losing he said and they will lose because they just don t get it Note So true This carries over to the syndication world as well Ppl don t get that you have to make your content reach a demographic Your content can t just be general generalness any like how newspapers behave 661 Page 83uote Stumbling on Happiness author Dan Gilbert presents volumes of data to demonstrate that we re terrible at figuring out what makes us happyNote But God knows 1080 Page 85uote ensure that we aren t constantly seeing the world anewNote I wonder if I have poor schema cuz I often see the world anew Or perhaps my schemata is flexible Or maybe I have a bunch able to be referenced like a library Hmmm I think it s the flexible one I don t have a deep library brain My brain is not strong in brute force but nimble and flexible 1099 Page 85uote Schemata can actually get in the way of our ability to directly observe what s happeningNote What we called in art critiues baggage the viewer brings 1105 Page 91uote contents But to feel curiosity we have to be conscious that something s being hiddenNote Kinda like how I m going to start hanging the what is your treasure tag outside the treasure chests 1175 Page 91uote Stripped of the surprise of unexpected events and associations a perfectly filtered world would provoke less learning And there s another mental balance that personalization can upset the balance between open mindedness and focus that makes us creativeNote Yes The flexible mind for creativity It makes me thankful that right after college I made it a goal to live a creative life and to show others how to live creatively I researched and devoured books on creativity It makes me glad that I did that at a young age it set me up to be where I m now and where I m going 1185 Page 92uote Stripped of the surprise of unexpected events and associations a perfectly filtered world would provoke less learning And there s another mental balance that personalization can upset the balance between open mindedness and focus that makes us creativeNote Whoa Adderall cuts down creativity AWAY ADDERALL AWAY 1191 Page 93uote Farah the director of the University of Pennsylvania s Center for Cognitive Neuroscience has bigger worries I m a little concerned that we could be raising a generation of very focused accountants Note Lol our poor accountants 1202 Page 93uote definition ingenuity comes from the juxtaposition of ideas that are far apart and relevance comes from finding ideas that are similarNote Long live wikipedia and its abilities to make us curious about random topics 1206 Page 93uote By definition ingenuity comes from the juxtaposition of ideas that are far apart and relevance comes from finding ideas that are similar Note Hmmm interesting point I agree on that definition of ingenuitycreativity but couldn t creativity also be bringing together relevant things Or am I watering down what creativity is 1210 Page 99uote One could tie a string to the barometer lower it and measure the string thinking of the instrument as a thing with weight The unamused instructorNote Ha 1286 Page 100uote Avoid smartass physicists But the episode also explains why Bohr was such a brilliant innovator His ability to see objects and concepts in many different ways made it easier for him to use them to solve problemsNote It s too bad there are so many narrow minded But that doesn t bother me much I can stil do my creative thing 1293 Page 100uote The kind of categorical openness that supports creativity also correlates with certain kinds of luck While science has yet to find that there are people whom the universe favors ask people to guess a random number and we re all about eually bad at it there are some traits that people who consider themselves to be lucky share They re open to new experiences and new people They re also distractableNote Lol I m distractible I wonder how many of the hundred of people here so intently focused on the music are distractable 1296 Page 102uote Creative environments often rely on liuid networks where different ideas can collide in different configurationsNote This is SO why I want flexible workspaces at work 1315 Page 121uote an awful day in the near future Pandora might know to preload Pretty Hate Machine for you when you arriveNote If I m in a bad mood I want to hear something positive I don t want to continue in my rut That s like being stuck in a pit and not coming out there s a Scripture reference about the pit in Psalms 1552 Page 121uote it can also be used to take advantage of your psychologyNote It goes to show that you choose your mood Circumstances can be hard but ultimately you choose how to handle it Lke in James are you a ship that is tossed to and fro by every prevailing wind Your attitude is determined by choices made over a period of time 1552 Page 122uote spring for the slicer dicer that they d never purchase in the light of dayNote I see what he s saying but 3am is the least likely time I would buy I want to do research first I don t fear this at all Bu it does suck for those who are prone 1558 Page 122uote it s not such a stretch to imagine political campaigns targeting voters at times Note Notice the proliferation of political tv shows on Sunday mornings the time when we spend worshipping what is most important to us 1565 Page 123 124uote your phone should figure out what you would like to be searching for before you do In the fast approachingNote Ha Right my mind is way too all over the place when I m walking around public BUT I wouldn t mind hearing interesting trivia about certain places It would also be neat to have a record of al the places I ve placed public art for people to see even after it s gone 1579 Page 124uote Westen a neuropsychologist whose focus is on political persuasion demonstrates the strength of this priming effect by asking a group of people to memorize a list of words that include moon and ocean A few minutes later he changes topics and asks the group which detergent they prefer Though he hasn t mentioned the word the group s show of hands indicates a strong preference for TideNote Is that because Tide has a logo shaped like the moon or because it s the moontide moving thing Maybe I use Tide because I tend to do my laundry at night rolls eyes 1590 Page 126uote Though there are people whose posts you re far interested in it s her posts that you seeNote I totally want to be able to control this That s why I set up lists but it doesn t show all that I want 1606

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An eye opening account of how the hidden rise of personalization on the Internet is controlling and limiting the information we consumeIn December 2009 Google began customizing its search results for each user Instead of giving you the most broadly popular result Google now tries to predict what you are most likely to click on According to MoveOnorg board president Eli Pariser Google's change in policy is symptomatic of the most significant shift to take place on the Web in recent years the rise of personalization 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 itThough the phenomenon has gone largel 355 4 stars BThe first half of this book is a solid 5 star read and I d recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about social engineering and the Internet and some of the ways we are heavily manipulated through our searches likes clicks The author got a bit carried away and dragged the story out taking away some of the impact so that is why I didn t give it a 5 star all the way through I think an important message is that people have to be diligent about looking for information don t believe everything you read don t let someone else s filters and algorithm lead you down the garden path I think a lot of people are fundamentally lazy and therein lies the danger in the filter bubble Many many people are perfectly content to sit back in their figurative easy chair and soak in whatever truth is being fed to them The real strength in this book is that it points out in a clear and understandable way all the many things being done to our information stream that can alter the truth we perceive Well worth the read I d recommend that anyone who uses the Internet give this book a read Pasos perdidos en Granada is controlling and limiting the Suffering and no suffering information we consumeIn December 2009 Google began customizing Can We Live 150 Years? its search results for each user Instead of giving you the most broadly popular result Google now tries to predict what you are most likely to click on According to MoveOnorg board president Eli Pariser Google's change The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears in policy Robs Shiny Dumptruck is symptomatic of the most significant shift to take place on the Web Roller Girl investigation of the new hidden Web Pariser uncovers how this growing trend threatens to control how we consume and share Mama Glow information as a society and reveals what we can do about Fire in the Sky itThough the phenomenon has gone largel 355 4 stars BThe first half of this book olga spessivtzeva is a solid 5 star read and I d recommend ¡Que vengan cuando quieran! it to anyone who wants to learn about social engineering and the Internet and some of the ways we are heavily manipulated through our searches likes clicks The author got a bit carried away and dragged the story out taking away some of the I Am Providence impact so that An Unexpected Magick (The Draegan Lords, is why I didn t give The Weirdest Noob (The Weirdest Noob it a 5 star all the way through I think an WeVe Only Just Begun important message Real Estate Mistakes is that people have to be diligent about looking for Computer Network Time Synchronization information don t believe everything you read don t let someone else s filters and algorithm lead you down the garden path I think a lot of people are fundamentally lazy and therein lies the danger Lara Croft, Tomb Raider (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in the filter bubble Many many people are perfectly content to sit back Ignition in their figurative easy chair and soak Mitologii subiective in whatever truth Between Heaven and Mirth is being fed to them The real strength Biogenealogy in this book Sobre el anarquismo (Biblioteca de Divulgación Anarquista is that ABOUT ANARCHISM it points out Absolute Trust (Renegade, information stream that can alter the truth we perceive Well worth the read I d recommend that anyone who uses the Internet give this book a read


10 thoughts on “The Filter Bubble What the Internet is Hiding From You

  1. says:

    I read this book because it’s very well known because he gave a famous talk about this at a recent TED confere

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    Well if you want to be terrified about how the web is scooping information about us stereotyping us pigeonholing us basically doing the opposite of what we thought the web was GOING to do for society then read this book At the very least it helps become informed about exactly what we do when we surf the web No

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    355; 4 stars; BThe first half of this book is a solid 5 star read and I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about so

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    The big message in this book is that curators' of information on the Internet like Google and Facebook use of personalization has significant negative conseuences If I search for something on Google I am going to get results tailore

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    Very interesting book Here are the notes I wrote in the margins while reading it on the Kindle Page 15Note This is why I love going to libraries The chance encounter of a new topic you never thought of exploring 2

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    It's ironic how I became aware of this book and read it given the topic of filtering and personalization I found t

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    NOTE A month after writing my original review I changed my rating from 4 to 5 because of how it has stayed with me and the number of interesting conversations I have had about itIn the introduction to The Filter Bubble Eli Pariser delivers a very thought provoking message the internet is getting better and better at knowing what we want and personalizing what we see and that is not necessarily a good thing We

  8. says:

    A very important book for anyone who uses the internet The big providers Facebook and Google especially filter the content they present to you without telling you and without your permission Even if you think you've elected to receive

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    The Mosaic Browser unleashed the internet boom of the 1990s The National Center for Supercomputing Applications NCSA at the University of Illinois in Urbana–Champaign developed it in late 1992 NCSA released the browser in 1993 It was a 'Killer App' which brought the Graphical User Interface in our uest to search and navigate the exploding wealth of distributed information that was on offer Edward Snowden says that t

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    Eli Pariser argues in The Filter Bubble that rise of pervasive embedded filtering is changing the way we experience the internet and ultimately the world Now that companies can aggregate our web behaviors likes and purchases online profiles of web users can be built that can be profitably sold to interested parties This book therefore covers two issues total personalization of delivered web data and nature of t

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