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Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” – an important TED talk to Educators

A few days ago I inadvertently allowed Google to install GooglePlus on my Galaxy tablet. As the installation has been completed, I realized that Google started forcing me to see the news and the links that it believed were important for me. This became an annoyance, as I didn’t noticing any of it before. However, as I was struggling with it, I recalled a talk by Eli Praiser I heard on TED talk… I think it is very important to all of us to watch this talk. How free are we from google or other companies who tell us (openly) or not so openly what we have to watch and what information we might be interested in? Think about what it means to all of us and to our students. Are we as educators also being trapped in the filter bubbles…

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