Het is een hele boterham om door te nemen, maar zeer de moeite. Meer dan 1000 experten geven hun mening over hoe jongeren de komende 8 jaar zullen omgaan met technologie en de hypergeconnecteerde wereld waarin ze opgroeien. De introductie van dit nieuwe rapport:
Teens and young adults brought up from childhood with a continuous connection to each other and to information will be nimble, quick-acting multitaskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and who approach problems in a different way from their elders, according to a new survey of technology experts.
Many of the experts surveyed by Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center and the Pew Internet Project said the effects of hyperconnectivity and the always-on lifestyles of young people will be mostly positive between now and 2020. But the experts in this survey also predicted this generation will exhibit a thirst for instant gratification and quick fixes, a loss of patience, and a lack of deep-thinking ability due to what one referred to as “fast-twitch wiring.”