Quote of the day: This future is television

The stream, mobile applications, and moving images all show a departure from a books-internet toward a television-internet. We seem to have gone from a non-linear mode of communication – nodes and networks and links – toward one that is linear, passive, programmed and inward-looking.

Hossein Derakhshan on an internet stripped of its power to change the world and instead serving up a stream of pointless social trivia.