The Man With the Google Glasses- extrordinary feats and isolation | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
The danger of isolation — or worse — in the rush to virtual communities.

 

"The question hanging over the future of American social life, then, is whether all the possibilities of virtual community — the connections forged by Facebook and Twitter; the back alleys of the Internet where fans of “A Dance to the Music of Time” or “Ren & Stimpy” can find one another; the hum of virtual conversation that’s available any hour of the day — can make up for the weakening of flesh-and-blood ties and the decline of traditional communal institutions..." Ross Douthat NYTimes