Saturday, October 11, 2008

comfortably numb...

People tend to take social networking websites such as Facebook and Myspace a little too seriously nowadays. Not every cyber marriage proposal or online 'i love you', qualifies as the real thing. The very nature of the Internet makes communication highly impersonal and gives people the freedom to make statements that they can later deny accountability for...

...Information technologies, besides their benefits, have served to complicate modern life in infinite ways. One should not receive a frantic text message asking them to explain what another individual typed on their wall. Who cares? Little of what occurs in life is of any substance. Rare are the truly remarkable moments and even fewer are experienced in the realm of cyberspace.

"But they are useless. They can only give answers"

~Pablo Picasso, about computers

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