Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously. She is committed: to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; to keeping information available and free; and to not only fighting for personal privacy, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to exhorting others to do the same. All these efforts find representation on her blog "ah, Mephistophelis," so named after the last line of Chirstopher Marlowe's in his famous Dr. Faustus, which, as some would have it, successfully flouted the censor for a time. A female Faust, she is a poet, always.

Different People + Same Search =
NOT SAME [Order/Results] AT ALL?

No matter what category -- news, books, shopping, whatever.  Even if you are in the same room.  Even if you use the same computer.  But wait, there's scarier. Watch:

Uploaded by  TEDtalksDirector on May 2, 2011

source: As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.

Read our community Q & A with Eli (featuring 10 ways to turn off the filter bubble):

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1 comment:

  1. GOOGLE GRUNT, it's exactly what it sounds like -SHIT-.

    Boycott Google.

    I have been successfully boycotting Google for over a year and my Internet experience has become all that much more enjoyable without all the GOOGLE GRUNT.

    Search "GOOGLE GRUNT"

    Put "GOOGLE GRUNT" on your web site today.

    Don Robertson
    Limestone, Maine