Impending information Armageddon, social media and the Internet’s infinite memory.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt with doom, doom, doom:
“I don’t believe society understands what happens when everything is available, knowable and recorded by everyone all the time,” he says. He predicts, apparently seriously, that every young person one day will be entitled automatically to change his or her name on reaching adulthood in order to disown youthful hijinks stored on their friends’ social media sites.
I mean we really have to think about these things as a society. I’m not even talking about the really terrible stuff, terrorism and access to evil things.” – Eric Schmidt