The Quiet Revolution
The advent of the World Wide Web (WWW) ushered in a quiet revolution all over the world. The Web radically changed the way we communicate and do business.
I remember when I discovered "Read It Later" (now called Pocket). This is great, I thought. It's like a DVR for reading. Unfortunately, like a DVR, the Read It Later queue can become a dead letter office for good intentions.
Google, not unexpectedly, is an opponent of any legislation that tries to change how the Internet works (as long it is to its own advantage, of course) and as such, was very vocal about the dreaded SOPA/PIPA legislations that were being foisted upon US Internet users.
It has become so much a part of how we live that few recall what life was like without it. But so deeply has the Internet burrowed into the social fabric that it is tempting to ask: What should we be doing with it?