To us, the Web is a sort of shared external memory

“We grew up with the Internet and on the Internet. This is what makes us different; this is what makes the crucial, although surprising from your point of view, difference: we do not ‘surf’ and the internet to us is not a ‘place’ or ‘virtual space’. The Internet to us is not something external to reality but a part of it: an invisible yet constantly present layer intertwined with the physical environment.”     •     “Noi siamo cresciuti con internet e su internet. È questo a renderci diversi, è questa la differenza fondamentale, per quanto sorprendente dal punto di vista di chi ha qualche anno di più: noi non “navighiamo” e internet per noi non è un “luogo” o uno “spazio virtuale”. Internet per noi non è qualcosa di esterno alla realtà, ma ne è una parte, uno strato invisibile ma sempre presente e strettamente intrecciato all’ambiente fisico.” 

Read full article on The Atlantic We, the Web Kids   •   Leggi l’articolo completo pubblicato su Internazionale  Cresciuti con la rete

[“My, dzieci sieci” by Piotr Czerski is licensed under a Creative Commons Uznanie autorstwa-Na tych samych warunkach 3.0 Unported License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ • Contact the author: piotr[at]czerski.art.pl]

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Over-consumption

overconsumption

“The cost of storing all that over-consumption had grown so large that the mini-storage industry had grown larger than the entire movie industry! And these weren’t the things we needed, either… they were the things we really didn’t need… otherwise, why would they be in storage?”

Quoting the-luxury-of-small  by ~Steve Mouzon, professor and journalist based in Miami