Thoreau Warned Us About Ellen’s Oscar Selfie

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http://techcrunch.com – Since the very beginning of electronic communication, we were warned about the light-speed cultural wasteland we were stringing together. When Henry David Thoreau first heard about the telegraph, he surmised, “We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.” He lamented that the first… Read More (IT news)