Ace web designer and podcaster, Paul Boag has just written a great piece on why the Web is wonderful.
I have friends in every corner of the globe. Some I have met, some I probably never will. I also read blogs from people in an even greater selection of countries. The web connects us. The web turns those in other countries into real people.
Its hard to demonize a nation when you know some of its people. The web does that. It wipes away prejudice and creates a global community. To be honest I don’t feel British anymore. Sure, I live in England but I am part of a bigger community. One that ignores national barriers and political squabbles over geographical territory. Somehow borders feel pointless when you are on the web. (read more)