I am watching the student demonstrations about university fees with interest. Are they self-interested or is this the beginning of an effective political movement?
Is Nicholas Carr right? Does Google make us stupid?
I’ll wait for hard evidence but until we get it, I can explain why some people think so.
And I have a grand link to an explanation why the internet improves our manners!
The point is that a “personal” view of the world is not a mark of a spoiled generation. It is an essential skill and Gen Y has grasped its necessity, intuitively perhaps, but they have grasped it. We have to catch up.
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