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The Rise of Filter Bubbles

eldavojohn writes “Eli Pariser gave a talk at TED which posits that tailoring algorithms are creating ‘filter bubbles’ around each user, restricting the information that reaches you to be — unsurprisingly — only what you want to see. While you might be happy that your preferred liberal or conservative news hits you, you’ll never get to see the converse. This is because Google, Facebook, newspaper sites and even Netflix filter what hits (more…)

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  • Players’ worried over injury rise

    Rugby Players’ Association chief Damian Hopley is alarmed by the 20% increase in the number of injuries suffered by Premiership players last season.

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  • Why Unbar Rise Phones Quietly Forsake

    adeelarshad82 writes “Indeed open-development, open-source phones equivalent to the Nokia N900 choose under no circumstances experience the mainstream in the US because wireless carriers in the countryside detestation the unexpected, writes PCMag’s Sascha Segan. The open-source metaphysics is all involving unexpected, disruptive ideas bubbling upwards, and that drives network planners nuts. So, you survive defective hybrids opposite number Google (more…)

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  • svonkie writes “Teeth of launching on the T-Mobile G1 with insufficient mainstream fanfaron, Google Inc.’s Android OS appears to father gained fervent concern in the wide open provenance phenomenon community. According to a measurement of Swart Avoid Software’s Acquaintance Root, Apple Inc.’s iPhone led the determination with 266 undecided rise work up releases during 2008, while Android followed in double set up with 191 releases. Pitch-black Bob (more…)

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