As I settle into my new retirement/flex time groove, I am dedicating more time to reading, listening and learning from blogs, podcasts and video channels as I find tuning in “on the ground” to learn and reflect with people who openly share really rewarding.
The great find this week was a CBC podcast titled “The Dangers of an Insular Web”. The podcast digs into some important challenges of curating information in a personalized way in our digital online society. Without giving away the details of the interesting panel discussion, if these elements of digital communications tickle your interest, then this podcast is for you.
- open internet
- participatory internet culture
- impact of smart phones and apps, power of geo location to personalize info
- triangulation: tech companies, data, personal use/habits
- triangulation: AI, algorithms, full user control and
- personalizing is a dual edged sword
Whether you are a heavy digital communicator, new to this arena or perhaps a teacher considering media literacies, I am sure you will find this podcast raises your awareness and stimulates your thinking.
Live link to the CBC podcast:
Screened Off: The dangers of an insular web
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