The Internet is really something; it’s certainly revolutionized our ability to stay connected when we’re otherwise out of reach.
If you have a security camera and an Internet connection, you can watch your home burn to the ground, like James O’Reilly, one of the refugees of the Fort McMurray wildfire, did, the CBC reports.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.