How current filters are effecting what we see in search engines and our data flows. Great TED talk by Eli Pariser. Everyone should watch.

TED talk by Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”, something we all need to be aware of and think about how to address. 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. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy. Read the online community Q&A with Eli (featuring 10 ways to turn off the filter bubble):