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Wednesday linkage: Refugees, Twitter, India, Greece, Falklands and more

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

20 June 2012 10:51

We should resist the false promise that the empty box below the Google logo has come to represent—either unmediated access to pure knowledge or a life of distraction and shallow information. It is a ruse. Knowledge is hard won; it is crafted, created, and organized by humans and their technologies. Google’s search algorithms are only the most recent in a long history of technologies that humans have developed to organize, evaluate, and engage their world.