Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Down time and space to think
The continued avalanche of data and information has created a form of confusion, more is not necessarily better. While there is lots of concern about obesity due to over consumption and our increasingly sedentary life style of equal importance is what we consume with our minds. The proliferation of media channels does not necessarily result in greater well considered discussion. However; the global reach of technologies like the internet has greatly benefited thinkers, enabling them to reach a global audience for little cost. Perhaps we are entering an ages where good ideas grow within the very media channels that produce the mindless drivel that is in danger of swamping intelligent online conversation... Perhaps
,but it remains to be seen.
This is the book that was the origin on this blog post, I have read it and it is worth while mainly because it gives a fresh perspective on ICT usage.