Internet Babylon

Social media is shaping our reality and the Internet facilitates nearly all major financial transactions around the world. When you consider that the machine language that powers our computers and the backbone of the web is essentially a global language, the Internet has essentially brought humanity back to Babel, as in the days of Nimrod.

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