Browsing: Alec Ross

As big as the printing press: Alec Ross on the wonders—and dangers—of the web

It is a scientifically proven fact (or will be, once somebody gets around to studying it) that the internet favours extremes. Trolls (like spammers) are inescapable. And as senior advisor for innovation to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Alec Ross said in his keynote address to the Project Revolution conference last week, moderation and compromise tend to get punished in the process.

Talkin’ bout a revolution

The digital age is changing the way we live and work. And whatever your industry or interest, you’re part of the wave, like it or not. And digital media conference The Project, described as “a collision of thought on social media and digital communication”, is your chance to figure out how to ride it.