The Web Is Turning Us Into Narrow-Minded Drones
If you live in Manhattan and get hungry for pizza, youll probably want your Google search for pizza to return local results. In fact, the more the search engine knows about your location and preferences, the better off you are. But does the same hold true for politics? Should Internet companies aim to serve you the news stories that best suit your taste? Think of Tuesdays Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate in New York as a contest between pizza and politics.