Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Tue 1st Sep 2009 01:11 UTC
Internet & Networking While browsing the ever-wider world web today, I came across a story about IBM's patent of a sort of "Facebook Remote Control." It was appalling. Do we seriously need more single-purpose devices that will enable us to sit around more wasting more time than we already do? Does anyone really need to seclude themselves from the world even more to publish their lives on yet another teen-infested network? Must we really always be connected to the net? Read on for my ramble concerning a dark side of technology.
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Each coin has two sides
by frajo on Tue 1st Sep 2009 10:22 UTC
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I know a girl who is not secluding herself from the world when connected to the net - she is including herself into the world. Without the net, she wouldn't have a chance to communicate with the world. She's 20, she's using 7 remote controls, and she has a BMI of 15.5. She's handicapped.

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