Truly global internet access will be a double-edged sword
Global connectivity plannedOlena T/GettyBy Jamais CascioCould toppling dictatorships be as easy as flying a balloon or lofting a satellite? Some of the proponents of schemes to provide global wireless internet from the skies seem to think so. After all, we have seen the effect that a brief wave of uncontrolled internet access had in the Arab Spring....
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark