Society and technology

Five more interesting articles

The end of ownership: The zero-marginal-cost economySociety is undergoing tremendous change right now — those of us who enjoy services like Uber and Kickstarter are experiencing it firsthand. The sharing and collaboration practices of the internet are extending to transportation (Uber), hotels (Airbnb), financing (Kickstarter, LendingClub), music services (Spotify) and even software development (Linux, Drupal). […]

The Internet then and the Internet now

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Illiteracy and texting

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The state of the Internet gets worse

The are a lot of unhealthy trends and situations on the Internet and here are some articles discussing what is happening and what might be done about it. Web Trolls Winning as Incivility IncreasesThe Internet may be losing the war against trolls. At the very least, it isn’t winning. And unless social networks, media sites […]

Brain fog

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