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The Useless Agony of Going Offline

Jun 24, 2016 | Culture | 0 comments

“Levy writes that when we choose to cast aside “the devices and apps we use regularly, it should hardly be surprising if we miss them, even long for them at times.” But what I felt was more general. I didn’t miss my smartphone, or the goofy watch I own that vibrates when I receive an e-mail and lets me send text messages by speaking into it. I didn’t miss Twitter’s little heart-shaped icons. I missed learning about new things.”

Source: The Useless Agony of Going Offline, Matthew J. X. Malady for The New Yorker