It’s not your father’s Internet
In the blink of an eye we’ve become a generation of people who don’t remember when you actually had to sit at a computer to use the Internet. If you had a question, needed information or just wanted to be entertained, you had to make a conscious effort to stop what you were doing, sit down and log on. Smart phones, netbooks and other technology we haven’t even thought of yet guarantee we never have to turn the Internet off. As journalist Daniel Lyon writes in his Newsweek article “The Hype Is Right,” the notion of an always-on, always-there content delivery system could be intimidating if we don’t rethink how we tell stories.