A vision of the future? An 8 minute transmission from the year 2014. I saw this a while ago, but LR reminded me of it today and it makes some very interesting points. Is this what we want?
John Celona had an interesting response: “I always spoke of the narcissism of the computer screen/portal. It’s a mirror as we look for ourselves, our meaning and existence but we don’t ask any questions before seeking.
People will at last be able to choose to only read news that re-inforces their beliefs and notions. Custom-tailored to their illusion. Of course you can read the Weekly World News right now and enjoy the headline: ALIEN BIBLE FOUND! THEY WORSHIP OPRAH!
I think it is wonderful when we are proven wrong, when we read something that startles us, that wakes us up to a different reality. But I realize that many people custom-tailor their information already and only read magazines and newspapers that re-inforce their beliefs. So, really nothing will change if Googlezon delivers your custom news…