Google and the Digital Divide: The Bias of Online Knowledge by Elad Segev

By Elad Segev

worthy to students and scholars within the fields of media and conversation, politics and know-how, this e-book outlines the numerous function of se's normally and Google particularly in widening the electronic divide among participants, enterprises and states. It makes use of cutting edge equipment and learn techniques to evaluate and illustrate the electronic divide through evaluating the preferred seek queries in Google and Yahoo in several nations in addition to analysing a number of the biases in Google information and Google Earth. the various experiences constructed and offered during this e-book supply a variety of symptoms of the expanding customisation and popularisation mechanisms hired by means of well known se's, which including “organising the world’s details” unavoidably additionally accentuate details inequalities and make stronger advertisement and US-centric priorities and agendas.

  • Develops an in depth ancient research of knowledge, strength and the electronic divide
  • Provides new social and political views to appreciate se's usually and Google in particular
  • Suggests unique easy methods to learn and determine the electronic divide in addition to the level of commercialisation and Americanisation worldwide

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