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William Powers


Thursday, June 10 2010

Hamlet's Blackberry: Or, How to Find Value in Occasionally Disconnecting From Our Devices

Thoreau predicted that the telegraph would bring us news of "Princess Adelaide" with the "whooping cough", and as Powers shows, our dubious headlines every day show this having come to pass with breathless celebrity tweets.

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