It’s easy for people to live in a “filter bubble” of media that reinforces their worldview and excludes other views, whether they consume it via Facebook, favorite news websites, or preferred TV channels. Technology such as social media “lets you go off with like-minded people, so you’re not mixing and sharing and understanding other points of view,” said Bill Gates in a recent interview with Quartz. Gates is one of a growing number of technology leaders wrestling with the issue of filter bubbles, a term popularized by Upworthy co-founder Eli Pariser in a 2011 book.
Mets pitcher Steven Matz (pictured) and Sean Gilmartin caught, you guessed it, a shark. On Tuesday, Matz and Gilmartin were on the waters attempting to catch some big game. They had some success too, as evidenced by this photo of the duo pulling a shark from the water.
The Force India team has unveiled the car with which they will contest the 2017 Formula One season - the VJM10 - at Silverstone on Wednesday afternoon. The car's livery is a familiar blend of orange, black and silver, while on the design front the Force India team have had to make the same adaptations as others to suit the radical overhaul of the regulations this year. Prior to the unveiling, team owner Vijay Mallya spoke bullishly about Force India's prospects: "Many commentators of the sport have said that we punch well above our weight.