Fascinating: A recent hypothesis suggests also that having symptoms of sickness is an evolutionary mechanism to minimise sickness spreading within a group by making a person less mobile or motivated.
Read more in Clearly Explained and EurkeAlert.
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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.
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more in Jezebel.
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more in the NYT.
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Neat explanation from evolutionary biology in BrainDecoder.
more in TechCrunch.
more in Scientific American.
Read more in the Guardian.
"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .
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"An endless bombardment of news and gossip and images has rendered us manic information addicts. It broke me. It might break you, to...