If I am feeling really ambitious on this blog, I try to put together a theme for the week, culminating with an in depth post on Fridays. I usually do this because I had an idea and want to develop it over a longer period of time. Well, last night I had a revelation that I was excited about so I want to develop it this week. This week’s theme is how the Internet is empowering individuals but it might not seem like that at first.
Let’s start off with Larry Page, one of Google’s founders. In this 20 min YouTube video, he talks about how technology will empower everyone in the whole world via smartphones.
Here’s a good quote from 3:53
We believe that technology should do the hard work for you, rather than you having to do the hard work and that means channeled discovery, communications, discovery, memory, things like that, things that might be difficult for you.