The Invisible Web

Invisible technology is a concept coined by Heidegger to describe tools that stop being tools and start becoming integral aspects of how we live in and experience the world.

Blind lady

Faris Yakob wrote a well crafted description of where the web is going by explaining the concept of The Invisible Web, you can read the full article here.

Heidegger uses the example of a blind man and his cane. The cane becomes more valuable to the blind man as an extension of his arm, than simply for its ability to aid his journey.

The blind man’s cane moves from being part of the external environment to becoming an extension of the blind man’s body.

  • dave tribbett

    Great post, Here is a good article that adds some additional detail to the topic and a good set of links to the deep web search engines and other helpful sites.

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