- "[W]hat is good for consumers is not necessarily good for citizens." (18)
- "[M]edia that prioritize importance over popularity or personal relevance are useful--even necessary." (75)
- "Innovation requires serendipity." (96)
And speaking of serendipity... On an unexpected drive today, I heard a radio item featuring Mr. Pariser. Turns out he's the co-founder and CEO of Upworthy.
Now I'm trying to discern if this is a case of "If you can't beat them, join them" or whether Pariser envisioned Upworthy in its hey-day as a filter-bubble busting site. Or perhaps it's just that much can change in six years.