Episode three of The Virtual Revolution explains that while the Internet is free of financial charge to users worldwide, there is a cost that must be paid by users in the form of privacy, personal space, and identity. Google, for example, has redefined what privacy and personal space is for its email services. When a Gmail user sends an email, Google scans… Continue reading The Internet Isn’t Free!
The Internet has gained dramatic power and popularity since its invention in the 1980’s and even more since the contributions the World Wide Web has provided since 1990. That is what the documentary series, History of the Internet- the Virtual Revolution sets out to explain. Episode two of this series shows how as the Internet has gained… Continue reading The Great Political Leveling
The Internet and the World Wide Web are some of the most revolutionary inventions since the printing press. Just as with the printing press, the ability to mass produce and distribute information creates a new power in people. The creation of the World Wide Web in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee allowed people to have access… Continue reading The Great Equalizer