Excellent article on how “wasting time on the Internet” can be used as literature fodder. Sample Quote: It seems that the Surrealist vision of a dream culture has been fully realized in today’s technologies. We are awash in a new, electronic collective unconscious; strapped to several devices, we’re half awake, half asleep. We speak on the phone while surfing the Web, partially hearing what’s being said to us while simultaneously answering e-mails and checking status updates. We’ve become very good at being distracted.


http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/wasting-time-on-the-internet

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