[Smarter Than You Think]
In Chapter 8, “Ambient Awareness” of Smarter Than You Think, Clive Thompson writes about some of the rewards of being deeply immersed in or active on social media. At one point, he notes that "reaping cognitive benefits of the Internet often requires social work. This distresses anyone for whom social work is a chore or seems beneath them."
How did Thompson's observations strengthen or shift your perspectives about the benefits of social media?