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Presentation – Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

Lee Rainie – Oct 11, 2012, at National Conference of State Legislators: “Being connected to the web, mobile technologies and social media have made many of us feel over or hyper-connected. Could being hyper-connected actually benefit younger generations? Lee Rainie [reviews] the latest data that shows how constant contact among younger generations allows them to be nimble, quick-acting multi-taskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and approach problems in a different way from older generations. But could this also lead to a generation that looks for quick fixes, has a loss of patience and eliminates deep-thinking skills?”

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