The Unidentified (Review)

It took me a while to get into this book. Maybe it was the premise of a school in a totally corporate environment, or maybe it was the format – there was quite a bit of twitter-like “instant messaging” between characters at certain points – but it took me a while to get comfortable with the characters.

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Googled: The End of the World As We Know It (Review)

I was looking forward to reading this book, expecting it to be about how the presence of Google is changing the way we interact with the world.

Sadly, what it turned out to be was more of a biography of the business of Google and its top executives.

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The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding From You (TLC Tour Review)

Okay. This book? It creeped me out.

I’ve always known that nothing you do on the internet is really private, but Pariser takes this knowledge to a whole new level. Now, I no longer have a vague feeling that somebody could find out what I was up to if they really put their minds to it – instead, I feel like people really do know what I’m up to, all the time, and that they’re using it to try to manipulate me.

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