The Silent Shift of the Big Scary Internet Machine


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Do businesses (because let’s not forget that’s what they are) like Facebook and Google have a responsibility to us, their users, to create a space of free flowing information?

Did you know that what you see on your social media feeds and search engine searches is being controlled by ROBOTS!?


Ok, maybe not robots per say, but algorithms that are coded to identify and sort what you “want” to see. Is this a good thing? A bad thing? Is Big Brother watching?

If you got as far as this post, it means I wasn’t sorted out based on your interests – yay! Which means you’ll likely appreciate this video too.

This is one of the best Ted talks I’ve seen in awhile about the silent shift of the big scary Internet machine!!


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    • That’s funny stuff, Gordon, thanks!I see your Gravatar is back!Now, beware, with your new email address, I will have to clear you from the comments moderation queue one time. After that, you will be not be held in moderation.

    • : D’accord pour la progression crescendo, d’où la stratégie d’externalisation.Je suis, par ailleurs, content de voir que la vision métier vous intéresse, à l’inverse de ce dirigeant d’entreprise, qui estimait qu’il suffisait de mettre un stagiaire sur Google pour faire de la veille. Cela prouve que ce métier est encore émergeant, et qu’un travail pédagogique reste à accomplir auprès des entreprises..-= Patrick´s last blog .. =-.

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