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3 filters of Internet hygiene: browser settings, the Viral Editor and the Filter Bubble

Is the Internet really just a supplier of rubbish?

One of the video presentations of American media thinker Clay Shirky is entitled It’s Not Information Overload. 1,246 more words

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When abundance enables sharing and sharing causes abundance

Here is an excellent slide in the presentation by Gerd Leonhard, a noted futurist, depicting a rabbit surrounded by tons of carrots. The caption states, “Get ready for abundance: distribution (i.e. 701 more words

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The Quantum Theory of Mass Media (II). Content: a shift from chunks to a flow

The internet has shifted the news from a portioned to a streamed mode of consumption. A news feed in social media is an example of such an information stream. 628 more words

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The Revolt of the Public and Media Ecology

Marginal notes on Martin Gurri’s The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium (2014)

Most Westerners would be surprised to learn that many Easterners consider Tahrir-type protests to be cunning plots by the West against objectionable Eastern regimes. 2,722 more words

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