Excelling in 140 Characters or Less
Today the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project released data gathered during its fifth “Future of the Internet” survey. The survey collected responses from a sample of internet and technology experts on the future of networked communications. While the results are predictably mixed, ranging from a genuine concern for the decline of depth of human thought to a reimagined digital human seamlessly integrated with unfathomable amounts of knowledge, they offer unique insight to the challenges we are facing today. Both predictions have legitimate logical foundations; technology has always been a mixed blessing. The issue confronting the modern man is how to strike the appropriate balance.