Image via Wikipedia Can you remember when television was called the root of all evil? How it was blamed for desensitizing kids and breaking up the family fibre? American author and cultural critic Neil Postman wrote a book about it in 1985, called Amusing Ourselves to Death. Postman’s argument was that television lessened the educational [...]
Carl Sagan once spoke of our world as a pale blue dot. Of how its size was just a pebble against the vaster landscape that surrounds it. Most of all, he spoke of it as OUR world. It’s up to us how it’s shaped, and how those in it shape it. What part are you playing?
One of the Holy Grails for the online community is to involve the offline one more. Building bridges between those using technology and those who don’t see its worth. Finding ways to communicate the value of both communities to each other is key. Can it be as simple as bridging the differences between towns and cities?