THE MACHINE STOPS by E.M. Forster (1909) Anybody who uses the Internet would do well to read E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops. Written in 1909, it is a chilling, short story masterpiece about the role of technology in our lives. Amazingly prescient about the internet, e-mail, phones that project visual images, and social media addiction, […]
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A reader shares that on occasion they find a new and interesting venue on the internet and end up using it compulsively, wasting a lot of time, and then feeling disgusted with themselves. They believe that if they make a decision to get involved with an internet venue, they can just make a decision to […]
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