Robert James Beckett: Tim Berners-Lee on Next Big Step – Social Media with a Heart Giving Us Time to Think

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Robert James Beckett

We need a social media with heart that gives us time to think | Will Hutton

As even Tim Berners-Lee has recognised, the volume of data with which we’re being bombarded prevents us from engaging in genuine debate

On average, we check our smartphones 200 times a day – for emails, alerts, tweets or text messages. That’s before using any one of our phone’s multiple applications. It is a degree of connectivity to one another, and the world beyond, that is unparalleled. And it’s difficult to imagine life without it – to be so connected is to have access to instant knowledge, instant exchange, instant laughter and anger.

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Robert James Beckett @ Phi Beta Iota

Tim Berners-Lee @ Phi Beta Iota

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The Future: Recent “Core” Work by Robert Steele