Eli Pariser: The Filter Bubble

Eli Pariser talks about the potential pitfalls of personalisation in this Ted Talk - The Filter Bubble. In essence he's saying that personalisation has the ability to create an echo chamber in which we are never exposed to views that some algorithm somewhere has decided we might not like. Personally speaking, the fact that Google is no longer absolutely objective doesn't particularly phase me. But then I was weaned on post-Marxism and critical theory so I kind of dig the whole radical subjectivity thing. And the reality is that it is pretty easy to break out of this bubble. If I want ...

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Berg at the MFA

Spring Lecture Series: Matt Jones & Jack Schulze, “Immaterials” from MFA Interaction Design on Vimeo. Matt Jones and Jack Shulze from Berg talk about what they do and how they do it. You might call it digital strategy if you wanted.

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