Faith in bits

Google Blogoscoped: Google’s Vint Cerf Interviewed
“Humanity should understand the blessings of the internet. Our history shows: the more people go online, the more flat hierarchies are becoming. The more people join, the more free the world will be. Indeed I have almost religious faith in this.”

Watching as you shop |
“Big shops are using elaborate technology to monitor and influence the behaviour of their customers”

PsyBlog: Loudest Voice = Majority Opinion
“research reveals even if only one member of a group repeats their opinion, it is more likely to be seen by others as representative of the whole group. … Familiarity doesn’t breed contempt at all, it breeds attraction.”