From Ceasefire, the fiction of a free internet: Musab Younis argues that our perception of the "battle for the internet" is skewed by our acceptance of a hierarchical network run in the interests of advertisers. From The Awl, what are the politics of the Internet? Mike Barthel investigates (and part 2). The Web is turning us into narrow-minded drones: How Eli Pariser and Siva Vaidhyanathan convinced a roomful of New Yorkers they’d been brainwashed by the Internet. The Internet has changed many things, but not the insular habits of mind that keep the world from becoming truly connected. Say hello to the real real-time Web: It's not just a buzzword, but a technological shift — the instantly accessible Web. A review of Cloud Time: The Inception of the Future by Rob Coley and Dean Lockwood. From Wired, the man who makes the future: An interview with Marc Andreessen; and meet Steve Crocker, the man who invented the instructions for the Internet. Milo Yiannopoulos on ten people who are wrecking the internet. Scamworld: “Get rich quick” schemes mutate into an online monster. From Big Think, is the Internet becoming the bot net?