Propools - 4:39 pm on Jul 15, 2010 (gmt 0)
He said that the web was now contrary to the original utopian vision and users focused on information from a handful of wealthy countries.
"It's making us 'imaginary cosmopolitans'," he told delegates.
Social networks, he said, made the problem worse with the majority of people sharing information with folk who share their world-view.
This is not the fault of the "WEB", this is the evolution of society.
Education does play a large factor in just how much and how someone is able to filter out sense vs. non-sense. Not that it's entirely education, but also one's ability to be able to back up and see the forest for the trees. It is no wonder that there is some itteration of mind control going on all the time. But it all still boils down to a societal evolution.