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The Internet Didn’t Create Shorter Attention Spans — Blame Books! (Part 2 of 3)

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Published on Mar 15, 2018

New technologies are always met with skeptics. Are we overreacting to the internet craze, or is it really our biggest problem yet?

Part 1 of 3 - https://youtu.be/73fhpKkdHN4
Part 3 of 3- https://youtu.be/1jAEWeIWk2w

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Louis Anslow Article - What technology are we addicted to this time?
https://timeline.com/what-technology-...
“From novels to telephones to smartphones, we’re always supposedly hooked on the latest medium. When a new thing comes along people say it’ll never catch on. When it catches on they say it’s a fad. When the fad gains enough traction, they say it’s an addiction.”

Here's The Real Way To Get Internet To The Next 4 Billion People
https://www.wired.com/2015/09/heres-r...
“Around 3.2 billion people have access to the Internet. That's amazing, but it's fewer than half of the 7 billion or so people on earth. And while Internet access was once a luxury, it is quickly becoming essential as the world's commerce, educational resources, and entertainment move online.”

Chinese City Opens 'phone Lane' For Texting Pedestrians
https://www.theguardian.com/world/sho...
“In Chongqing, China, with a degree of seriousness that has yet to be determined, the city authorities have designated a 30 metre (100ft) “cellphone lane” for people who use their phones while walking. “First mobile phone sidewalks in China,” declares a notice next to it.”

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