The case for slowing everything down a bit

Ezra Klein on increased digital friction: I believe that one reason podcasts have exploded is that they carry so much friction: They’re long and messy, they often take weeks or months to produce, they’re hard to clip and share and skim — and as a result, they’re calmer, more human, more judicious, less crazy-making. Klein […]

Collapsing Context

Does Jaron Lanier follow blogs? Where does he get his news? How does he learn about Meltdown/Spectre?   Word of mouth was the original form of communication. Before there were books, people could only tell stories to share information. The collective hive mind of civilization would do their best to spread knowledge equally from one […]