January 19, 2011

Internet Optimism, Pessimism & the Future of Online Culture

Adam Thierer

Senior Research Fellow
“Humans adapt,” said Thierer.  “We learn to live with technological changes.  There are gut-wrentching changes in our midst because of the internet right now. The question of how to secure and monetize intellectual property is one of the foremost difficult questions on that list.” 
 

Thierer says that despite the questions, he is optimistic that we will learn how to use and embrace this technology in a new way.