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Lanier and the Care of 21st Century Souls

In his recent interview with New York Magazine, futurist Jaron Lanier responded to a question about his “urgent” arguments against social media.  And while he has a whole book about the topic dropping at the end of the month, he … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Giving Them What They Want

This week’s Sunday WuMo is probably way too true for many of us.  Scary to think, sometimes, that we really are what we love.  And that we are a convenient people.  (And that I’m using free wifi to post this). … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Arctic 3-D Printing

A couple of visually creative Sunday strips today.  Here’s today’s FoxTrot strip by Bill Amend.  I’m sure we’ve all got some tech friends that would put this on their digital fridge or cork board if they had the chance. (image … Continue reading

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Unclosed Loops: Life in the Digital Age

Earlier in the year, I had high hopes for “reading along” with Alan Jacobs’s “Living and Thinking in the Digital Age” course at Baylor.  I got through a number of the initial handouts and articles (and even purchased and started … Continue reading

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Technology and the Season

Yesterday I mentioned reading C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity as one of the “practices” that I’m putting in place for the Advent season.  Suggestions for times like these usually involve both adding and removing from the routine to help set … Continue reading

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Re:Mediation

Yesterday I posted a recent WuMo Sunday strip that made nods at the role of a technology popular long before our phones and tablets: the book.  Two other recent WuMo strips bring things closer to the present, particularly in how … Continue reading

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Booking Your Attention

It almost feels like the guys behind WuMo have been following Alan Jacobs’s class on living in a digital age.  This recent Sunday strip hits on a point that shows up in the one particular part of his course: a … Continue reading

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