Summary of The Moral Bias Behind Your Search Results
Search engines are not unbiased. Behind every algorithm stands a subjective human coder.
Journalist Andreas Ekström provides a wake-up call for anyone who naively assumes that Google and other search engines provide unbiased, impartial search results. The Internet may appear to be a network of objective machines governed by algorithms, but behind every algorithm is a subjective, biased, human coder. getAbstract recommends Ekström’s thought-provoking argument to anyone concerned about credibility and ethics within cyberculture.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why people claim to use Google,
- How Google’s moral bias is evident and
- How to search for information responsibly.
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