From James Bawden:
TV’s Deluged By Data Deluges The Senses
I think it was last summer that I suddenly realized my insular little world was fast changing.
There I was walking in my neighborhood one afternoon when I met up with an old friend who said she’d just sent her teenaged daughter to a special camp to break her twitter addiction.Â Seems the teen was notching 3,000 tweets and twitters a month even as her grades plunged accordingly.Â Then I saw a nun at St. Michael’s College out on the lawn reading her tablet.Â And bookstores I’d been frequenting for decades started disappearing.
If only I had been able to see John Freed’s new documentary Deluged By Data at that time I wouldn’t have been in such a funk. Continue reading.