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One Second on the Internet

One Second on the Internet | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
A visual display of the data being uploaded every second.

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, August 12, 2013 11:51 AM

Wow!  You might enjoy this visual representation of how we collectively spend our time on the internet.

Lee Werrell's comment, August 13, 2013 6:51 AM
Frightening, yet a great opportunity
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Could You "Quit the Internet" for 12 Months? This Man Did. This is What He Learned:

Could You "Quit the Internet" for 12 Months? This Man Did. This is What He Learned: | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
I was wrong.

One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."

It's a been a year now since I...

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, May 2, 2013 12:10 PM

KEN"S KEY TAKEAWAY:

This tech writer for the VERGE quit the internet for one year.  This article includes some interesting insight on his experiences as well as a nice 20-minute artful documentary.  I am glad that I made time for it. There are many nuggets of wise introspection

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 4, 2013 12:32 PM

I put this in this section, because of the line about corrupting my soul. The Internet, like all technology, is a tool and we need to use each mindfully.

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The Truth About Kids And Social Media

The Truth About Kids And Social Media | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
According to a recent study 78 of parents helped create their childrens Facebook pages and 7.5 million users are under the age of 13. The way your...

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, May 26, 2013 11:23 AM

In a nutshell, the unknown is the scariest.  Yet. If we do not prepare our young people for the unknown future of now knowing who is looking at our online activity, it could be scary for them. Parent's stay away because they do not understand it. For that reason, I fully agree with the analogy of comparing social media to drugs.