Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection
NPR stories about Rewire
Ethan Zuckerman's book Rewire is about both urban space and cyberspace.
It's an impassioned call to what he calls a "digital cosmopolitanism," in which we all encounter and pay attention to things beyond our own circles and areas of interest online. While the Internet and social media offer more opportunities than ever to be connected, he says, in reality, the websites we peruse and the people in our networks mostly reflect our own interests and values. Instead, Zuckerman