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There is a new group of gatekeepers in town, and this time, they’re not people, they’re code. Eli Pariser

There is a new group of gatekeepers in town, and this time, they’re not people, they’re code. Eli Pariser | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Personalized information filters pose a threat to democracy.
Today’s Internet giants — Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Microsoft — see the remarkable rise of available information as an opportunity. If they can provide services that sift though the data and supply us with the most personally relevant and appealing results, they’ll get the most users and the most ad views. As a result, they’re racing to offer personalized filters that show us the Internet that they think we want to see. These filters, in effect, control and limit the information that reaches our screens.
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The Filter Bubble: Algorithm vs. Curator & the Value of Serendipity - Maria Popova & Eli Paris discussing

The Filter Bubble: Algorithm vs. Curator & the Value of Serendipity - Maria Popova & Eli Paris discussing | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Maria Popova talking with Eli Paris on the topic of his new book, The Filter Bubble — a compelling deep-dive into the invisible algorithmic editing on the web, a world where we’re being shown more of what algorithms think we want to see and less of what we should see.
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The negative side of digital curation and personalization | Glorified Monkey

The negative side of digital curation and personalization | Glorified Monkey | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
This video from TED by Eli Pariser talks about the negative side of both online personalization and digital curation.
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Guillaume Decugis's comment, May 24, 2011 8:57 AM
Actually I think this video talks about filtering and is a great praise of human or social curation. Here's my take on it: http://bit.ly/mgzUKR

Happy to debate! ;-)