As an Internet entrepreneur, I am watching events in Egypt with a different perspective. What is playing out on the streets in Cairo has a strange resonance with what is playing out on the commercial Internet today.
As we watch the crowds organize and demonstrate, act together and coordinate, there is no doubt that we are watching an amazing social phenomenon. But at another level, we are watching a basic test of the Internet’s strength and transformative power.
Are the publishing tools that the Internet provides creating a Gutenberg Bible moment – transforming history – or just another, better version of the telephone or TV?… Seguir leyendo »