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New York Times Editor Is a Horrible Troll Who Doesn't Understand the Modern World

New York Times Editor Is a Horrible Troll Who Doesn't Understand the Modern World | Online News Squared | Scoop.it
Bill Keller, the executive editor of the New York Times, thinks modern communication technologies make you stupid, destroy your relationships and even your soul. He is wrong.
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The Twitter Trap

The Twitter Trap | Online News Squared | Scoop.it
What thinking in 140 characters does to our brains (in Bill Keller's POV, anyway). "Basically, we are outsourcing our brains to the cloud. The upside is that this frees a lot of gray matter for important pursuits like FarmVille and “Real Housewives.” But my inner worrywart wonders whether the new technologies overtaking us may be eroding characteristics that are essentially human: our ability to reflect, our pursuit of meaning, genuine empathy, a sense of community connected by something deeper than snark or political affinity."
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