Did They Promise You Flying Cars Too?
When I first got to the Internet, I unconsciously tried to give everything a place, north, south, east, west. Being visual, I still find myself, thinking about peopleÃ¢â¬â¢s blogs and websites on a map of the world in my head. But thatÃ¢â¬â¢s only half of the story.
Like any 3-D company Ã¢â¬â building and people Ã¢â¬â that I might drive to, the Internet is a place, but itÃ¢â¬â¢s also the people that live, work, and play every day here.
However, we have to remember that the two Internets Ã¢â¬â the place and the people Ã¢â¬â donÃ¢â¬â¢t sit on a world map or follow 3-D rules as the two companies in the physical world we are used to. Doc Searls says it well in his notes on the wrap up summary by Karim Lekhani at the Internet & Society 2007 Conference.
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–ME “Liz” Strauss