Does the Internet Make You Smarter?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jun 6, 2010 3:11 AM EDT
Wall Street Journal; By Clay Shirky
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Digital media have made creating and disseminating text, sound, and images cheap, easy and global. The bulk of publicly available media is now created by people who understand little of the professional standards and practices for media. Instead, these amateurs produce endless streams of mediocrity, eroding cultural norms about quality and acceptability, and leading to increasingly alarmed predictions of incipient chaos and intellectual collapse.

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Does it? jezuch 4 953 Jun 9, 2010 11:39 PM

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