Addicted: Our Ever-Accelerating Attraction to Advancement


by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Mar 14, 2014 | Views: 304 | Score: 6
Years Until Used By One-Quarter of Americans
Electricity (1873)46
Telephone (1876)35
Radio (1897)31
Television (1926)26
PC (1975)16
Mobile Phone (1983)13
The Web (1991)7
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Anthony Sibley (AJ)
Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Mar 14, 2014 12:35 PM said:

The World Wide Web, first invented by Tim Berners-Lee 25 years ago, has fundamentally altered the way we communicate, learn, shop, politick, and even remember. Still in its relative youth, experts believe the Internet's growing connectivity will work to erase traditional societal divisions and foster greater inter-human empathy. Conversely, much inequality will be amplified by network-transactions that benefit the few.

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