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Why do people still need to celebrate the web?

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August 5, 2009

And why, in our modern media culture that thrives on contrarianism, is there not substantial scepticism about the web – not the slightest suggestion that life under the internet is not fundamentally better (and even in some cases more than marginally worse) than life BC (Before Connectivity). When such scepticism does cautiously raise its head, it is expressed so timorously that you could be forgiven for construing it as an endorsement.

via Lee Siegel, BBC – Digital Revolution Blog: Why do people still need to celebrate the web?.

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