The Internet Era: How Connectivity is Reshaping the World

 

Part of connecting people to the internet is taking a good look at what we are connecting them to.

Tara Westover Author, Educated: A Memoir
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The Internet Era: How Connectivity is Reshaping the World

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The Internet, to date, has been an open system that has enabled ideas to spread across borders, has created transformative new economies, and has helped people connect, create, and distribute information, exposing us to perspectives that were previously out-of-reach. But it’s also left behind those on the wrong side of the digital divide, and raised thorny new questions around privacy, harmful content, and the spread of disinformation. From rural America, to the Great Firewall of China, to the global South: who’s winning the battle for the soul of the Internet? Can technology allow us to re-imagine a more humane, equal, and balanced society?

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