MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a video lost for a generation, renowned writer Ray Bradbury returns to the present—like his legendary time traveler Craig Bennett Stiles in Bradbury's The Toynbee Convector—to give timeless insight into how humans can achieve "Success in Cyberspace," now showing on informationage.org.
Bradbury asked—nearly 20 years ago—the kinds of questions our leaders have yet to begin asking about how society can succeed in a true new age:
- How do humans create a vision for the future, and—more importantly—realize it to make a better world?
- What role does education play in the Information Age, and what principles should guide education in training young people for success in a new kind of world?
- Where do electronic books fit into the scheme of things?
- How should TV news function to help societies succeed?
- How should publications of all kinds operate in a world where it is becoming nearly impossible to tell content from advertising?
“As a great writer of Science Fiction,” said James Messenger, creator of informationage.org, “Ray Bradbury asked the hard questions and offers concrete, actionable solutions regarding how society might succeed in the Information Age—something needed in a time when it appears humans are making poor decisions regarding the best application of high technology.”
In “Success in Cyberspace,” Bradbury asks the hardest question of all: Are humans going to continue letting high technology move ahead on its own without human guidance, or are we going to harness the Information Age to serve the best interests of Mankind? Bradbury’s video essay conveys all this in 12 powerful minutes. In closing, Bradbury asks whether humans have the courage to face what he has to say.
One of the first high definition videos ever made, “Success in Cyberspace” was produced and directed by EMMY Winner and two-time Academy Award nominee Jim Messenger.
See Ray Bradbury’s “Success in Cyberspace” video essay on www.informationage.org.
informationage.org, “The Website for Every Human Being on Earth™”, was founded by James R. Messenger—the former American Telephone & Telegraph Company employee who conceived The Theory of the Information Age on December 12, 1982—as a nonprofit, educational website to promote thinking to turn the Information Age into a new Renaissance.