Arts and Media

The Wall Street Journal – October 22, 2018

We are always multitasking, or moving from one bit of information to the next, rarely looking at one piece of information long enough to fully digest it.

Is it healthy… this constant stylus pecking?
Do the things we “check” REALLY need checking?

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The Wall Street Journal – October 9, 2018

(These devices)  sometimes freak people out, seeming to drop into conversations uninvited, playing music unprompted in the middle of the night, turning on other gadgets at random and acting generally well, possessed.

You’ll know if Alexa is acting ‘funny”

When she asks to borrow some money.

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Reuters – September 21, 2018

The computer-generated trio at the center of Balmain’s new campaign is the latest example of fashion brands embracing technology to lure digital-savvy younger clients.

Is she human” or “digital”?- In actuality,‬
‪Supermodels rarely reflected “reality.”‬

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The New York Times – September 16, 2018

Political and technological disruption have fed off each other since the nation’s founding.

Too much “opinion,” too little “fact”

This vital balance is “out of whack.”

 

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Huffpost – March 6, 2016

No matter how tactfully you approach the conversation, some won’t have a willingness to talk politics. And you know what? That’s just fine… And no political conversation is worth losing a friend.

Conversational barriers are getting taller,
While simple “small talk” is getting “smaller.”

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