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Beware online “filter bubbles” | Eli Pariser

Beware online “filter bubbles” | Eli Pariser

Mark Zuckerberg, a journalist was asking him a question about the news feed. And the journalist was asking him, “Why is this so important?” And Zuckerberg said, “A squirrel dying in your front yard may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.” And I want to talk about what …

The Surprising History of Tobacco

The Surprising History of Tobacco

Tobacco: It was thought to be a heal-all, but in reality, a harm-all. The origins of this controversial plant are in the fields of the Americas, and the most common species, Nicotiana Tabacum, originated in Mesoamerica, a region in the central part of the Americas. Tobacco usage started among the people of the Americas, then …