Techdirt Reading List: The Internet Is My Religion
from the the-power-of-the-internet dept
We’re back again with another in our weekly reading list posts of books we think our community will find interesting and thought provoking. Once again, buying the book via the Amazon links in this story also helps support Techdirt.
Four years ago, long-time internet developer Jim Gilliam gave a really inspiring speech at Personal Democracy Forum about why the internet is his religion. It’s a discussion about growing up in a devout religious family — and then facing a series of harrowing health issues. And from that, he came to believe more and more in the power of the internet and what it does for people. If you haven’t seen it, I recommend spending the 12 minutes it takes to watch it (or 6 minutes if you use YouTube’s double speed feature):
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