i think that anyone who thinks the Internet is cool is by definition…OLD!
I include myself in this demographic. Unless you grew up with, and consequently effortlessly internalized the Internet, you don’t quite get it daddyo!
I see my kids and how they interact with the internet. and they don’t use like I/We do. to them it’s just something that’s always been there. a utility.
That isn’t to say they don’t use it a lot but i have noticed that they have a sense of proportion about it that can be lacking in the older generation still addled by the newness of the medium.
They have no problem with the separation of online/offline identities. They understand the rules. And they know how to cheat the rules.
They love watching video. Film/video is their first love. They just wish they could watch youtube vids on the TV. internet/tv Convergence! Hello! Come on down!
this is the generation that feels a need for this whereas we sort of thought it was generally very probably a very good idea. At some point! Just not now.
but you know what else, they’re just like us.
And us humans are programmed by very old code that can’t be over-ridden even by Google.