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Just joined this edgy social network. It's called real life. To friend someone you start an actual face-to-face conversation with another human.

This week the New York Times published a piece entitled Fatigued by the News? Experts Suggest How to Adjust Your Media Diet. In a similar vein, a resonant New Yorker cartoon has been making the social media rounds. Its text reads: 'My desire to be well-informed is curr...

There's a toxicity in the ether these days and we breathe in its noxious fumes through our daily rituals of social media check-ins and reading and watching the news.

Each morning, I awake to the challenge of remaining balanced: informed about current events driving the...

It was yet another tumultuous and contentious week filled with hate-talk from Donald Trump – replete with a call to arms for his gun-toting supporters to essentially assassinate Hillary Clinton. After having read and listened to various journalists dissect the continui...

When did everything become so crisply defined? It hasn't happened overnight, yet a movement of cordoning everything off under black, white, evil, heroic, has continued apace since the post-dial up internet days — and perhaps more poignantly since social media became ub...

The sense of impending implosion in the world is palpable. Even in the wake of 911, there was a period when New York City and then the world united to help heal each other's psyches. At the moment, in a politically fractured European Union and Great Britain, in the wak...

I was indulging myself in digital nostalgia via Internet Archive.  Looking at all the old versions of my website dating years and years back was like seeing old friends.  These sites were both ghosts of earlier selves and somewhat ancient technologies (remember good ol...

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