The Internet is a miraculous tool, but all too often, it affects us like a drug. Many of its popular apps, news websites, and social networks have been carefully designed to addict and distract, so they can harvest human attention like the natural resource it is. “Keep searching and you will discover,” these services seem to proclaim, but the deepest truths cannot be found by searching — and you will not find them in data, in videos, or in images of other people’s lives.

Jonathan Harris is at it again.

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[vimeo 114014869 w=500 h=281] Congrats to my dear friends at betahaus. They’re doing something so special. x (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

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Google Plus is like a control room where u determine what/how u want to share. Facebook is more like group email for keeping up appearances.

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austinkleon: My notes from Maciej Ceglowski’s “Thoreau 2.0” talk from XOXO 2013. You can read the text and slides here. A great talk.

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