David P. Campbell
We are accelerating into the greatest communication explosion in history. With more impact than movable type, the international postal system, and the Dewey decimal system taken together, it will combine telephone, radio, computer, television, and satellite technologies; the global positioning system; the almost inconceivable range of detection, monitoring, and activation devices; and large-scale sophisticated database-management programs. In a few short years, the world as we know it will drastically change, especially in the ways in which we connect with each other and use information.
We have been moving toward this development for the last several years, with all sorts of psychological implications. ...