A new Elon University-Pew Internet survey includes predictions about the teens-to-20s age group in 2020. Here’s a bleak one:
Young people accustomed to a diet of quick-fix information nuggets will be less likely to undertake deep, critical analysis of issues and challenging information. Shallow choices, an expectation of instant gratification, a lack of patience, are likely to be common results. One possible outcome is stagnation in innovation.