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Eli Pariser and the filter bubble

I learned about Eli Pariser (2011) for the first time during the third year of my BA in Tilburg in a Philosophy class I was taking. After reading philosophers like Kant and Benjamin, reading Pariser’s book ‘The Filter Bubble: What The Internet Is Hiding From You’ was a relief. His way of writing is concrete and readable and his ideas are easily applicable in today’s society. We had to read his introductory chapter for class, but after that, I decided to buy the whole book and read the rest of it as well. That ended up to be an eye-opener for me.

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