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Your Google search results are different from mine even if we use the same search words. You may believe that news popping up in your computer screen (or smartphone) is information many people are also interested in, but actually it may not. This is “Daily Me” where people reinforce their way of thinking and avoid to communicate with people with different values; freedom of choice in information will be lost. Cass Sunstein, a jurist in the US, coined the words with concerns that democracy may be destroyed by the Internet.
This is the biggest advantage of newspaper over the Internet. People can get an overview of general social trends by browsing news headlines, even though the contents of the news are not very interesting. However, it seems young people can’t put up with news imposed by old authorities (newspaper companies), saying “If the news is that important, it’ll find me.”
Today, completely different from the past ones, I’m writing about this newsletter itself. We’ve been sending newsletters to people who are in the interior- or design-related industries. We are a furniture manufacturer but don’t stick to the promotion of our products here. Differentiation from many other newsletters is one reason, and another one is my small resistance to “Daily Me.” I hope you enjoy “Daily Someone else” once in a while, and may be interested in us as well.
He is travelling around the world. His passion is to explain Japan to the world, from the unique viewpoint accumulated through his career: overseas posting, MBA holder, former official of the Ministry of Finance.