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The Internet is causing the world to shrink (mikemainguy.blogspot.com)
1 point by mikemainguy 2336 days ago | hide | past | web | 2 comments | favorite



interesting. While in terms of speed of communication the world may be shrinking, in terms of experience, it is growing. Had I been born 100 years ago, I would probably only know people/businesses in my city and possibly another or two where I would travel/settle. Now I get news from each coast and talk directly to friends in other continents. My experience has expanded, my world has "grown".


Hmmm, I hadn't thought of it that way. So the world isn't getting smaller, but individuals are getting bigger? Relatively, both statements are the same I guess.




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