Internet Rising looks at the relationship that exists between the world wide web and human collective consciousness. Documentaries like this one provokes interspersion about the very device you are on right now. Questions asked include: ancient and contemporary paradox, pleasure and pain, etc.
The documentary doesn’t choose one side over the other. In fact, it is the grey area between pleasure and pain that is most discussed.
A wide array of specialists and participants are interviewed. Internet influencers that range from profs to futurists and historiesn, to bloggers, to media companies, educations, and teenagers in their parents basements, all of whom provide smart insights on how our globe is shaping via various forces of economic, social, geographic, political, philosophical development… all rotating around technology’s transformative and generative power.