[FoRK] The Internet Is a Major Driver of the Growth of Cognitive Inequality

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Sun Feb 26 22:06:25 PST 2012


http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/02/internet-major-driver-growth-cognitive-inequality

> Moral of the story: the internet makes dumb people dumber and smart people smarter. If you don't know how to use it, or don't have 
> the background to ask the right questions, you'll end up with a head full of nonsense. But if you do know how to use it, it's an 
> endless wealth of information. Just as globalization and de-unionization have been major drivers of the growth of income 
> inequality over the past few decades, the internet is now a major driver of the growth of cognitive inequality. Caveat emptor.




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