Monthly Archives: June 2011

Information Soup

We talk about providing access to everyone —  the life-sustaining basics like clean water, air, food, health care. But we also provide community access to information, and that includes electronic access. Joshua Meryowitz discusses the homongenizing effects of such unfettered … Continue reading

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The Reinvention of Intimacy

“Intimacy without privacy reinvents what intimacy means.” Sherry Turkle explores this concept among adolescents – one facet of this research seems to suggest that teenagers avoid intimacy in favor of being in control. Buffered by their mobile media, many teens … Continue reading

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Hunting and Gathering

I have been thinking about the degree to which I depend on technology – and further, how this dependence has changed the way I think. In the past ten years, my mental processes have changed quite a bit. When I … Continue reading

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