“Information is powerful, but it is how we use it that will define us”

I can’t stop thinking about this video since I saw it yesterday. Especially the quote I used for the title of this post.

“Information is powerful, but it is how we use it that will define us”

Look past the fact that it is from Google and look at the power of information. Take note that this includes the internet but also a physical bulletin board.

You can see more videos like this at Google Search Stories

Since I’m sharing vidoes, not something I do often here these days watch this one from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Libraries and the digital divide


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4 comments for ““Information is powerful, but it is how we use it that will define us”

  1. Lisa Hinchliffe
    July 18, 2012 at 11:03 am

    Interesting how the captions are “corrected” to American English. Well, interesting as in irritating (to me at least). But, it is a great message overall.

    • July 18, 2012 at 12:32 pm

      Lisa I noticed it as well. It’s curious I wonder if it was done because the editing was done by Americans or if the intended audience was American, if it was done with forethought or just happened etc.

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