The internet is changing our brains. Our columnist suggests that maybe this isn't such a bad thing.
According to our columnist, the internet has destabilized many of the informal institutions that underpin our democracy.
The internet has played a large role in fostering intense fan communities. But are these high-octane, super-specific interests healthy? Or...interesting?
We have to become smarter news and advertising consumers, and learn to resist the unceasing stream of slanted messages that come our way.