A web of knowledge?

Wired magazine has a interesting article that examines the average American’s knowledge of current events in the age of the internet. Despite what most people assume, it doesn’t seem the web has made us any more knowledgeable about certain issues. Take a look for yourself:

http://www.wired.com/culture/culturereviews/magazine/15-07/st_infoporn

Something tells me being “information literate” is more than just having access to technology. In fact, its the abundance of information that is made available via technology that necessitates critical thinking and analysis on our part.

P.B.

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