Exploring the Deep Web: A Knowledge Vs Comfort Dilemma

Ludovico Ristori, Digicult, Apr 28, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The thesis of this article is that the deep web isn't all bad, and that though it contains quite a bit that actually is bad, it is nonetheless worth exploring. "Probably the real interesting element of DW is that it obligates you to choose a personal way of exploring. You can make a lot of different choices and you are, actually, put face to face with your real nature of student, researcher or simple citizen. Are you ready to risk something to know or understand something?" This is a a bit of a travelogue of the deep web, and a bit of an homage to it.

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