How many text messages do you send in a day?
How many emails? Tweets? Foursquares? How many quotes/photos/links do you post on Facebook? Pinterest? How many sites do you surf to learn about the world around you?
All of this is GOOD. But it shouldn’t be the end-all of what you do to communicate every day.
Do you interact with strangers anymore? Your neighbors? The shopkeeper down the street? The man at Starbucks who makes you that perfect coffee every day? […]
As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a “filter bubble” and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview.
TED presents Eli Pariser, who argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be […]