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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 …

Dan Dennett: Responding to Pastor Rick Warren

Dan Dennett: Responding to Pastor Rick Warren

It’s wonderful to be back. I love this wonderful gathering. And you must be wondering, “What on earth? Have they put up the wrong slide?” No, no. Look at this magnificent beast, and ask the question: Who designed it? This is TED; this is Technology, Entertainment, Design, and there’s a dairy cow. It’s a quite …

Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

– I’M SURE YOU HEARD THERE’S LOTS OF STUFF GOING ON WITH APPLE THESE DAYS, HUH? THERE’S A NEW IPHONE 6 AND AN IWATCH AND– DON’T GET EXCITED. I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING FOR YOU. THEY’RE LIKE, “OH, SHE’S GONNA GIVE US ONE.” UH-UH. I GOT NOTHING. THEY ANNOUNCED SOMETHING THAT’S CALLED APPLE PAY. DID YOU …