A vision for the future

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Name: Rui Catarino

From: Portugal

Bio: I work at a TV Station and I'm an internet user

Area of Expertise: Futurist/Consultant

Topic: Global Relationships/Politics

Headline: Ubiquity - Voice of a New Generation

Nutshell: The presence of the Internet all over the world, originates a new way of looking at political issues.

Vision: Nowadays, trying to apprehend a political concept on TV is like looking at only one point of view. Internet ubiquity will make us look differently and perhaps more objectively; all the sides will be accessible. The ways to transmit new ideas are starting to spread (like Blogs, which are getting some objections in Portugal, since at least two blogs were censored) not without objections.

Internet is still expanding and with it new ideas and confrontations. I just hope that the Global Village will be a "democratic" one and not an Anarchic one.

Date Submitted: 11/11/2004

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