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Old 17 Sep 2021, 09:54 AM   #1
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The unknown internet guru

Cassandra of the Internet Age
The internet rewired our brains. He predicted it would.

By Charlie Warzel

Michael Goldhaber is the internet prophet you’ve never heard of. Here’s a short list of things he saw coming: the complete dominance of the internet, increased shamelessness in politics, terrorists co-opting social media, the rise of reality television, personal websites, oversharing, personal essay, fandoms and online influencer culture — along with the near destruction of our ability to focus.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/04/o...-internet.html

https://richardhughes.ca/i-talked-to...-internet-age/
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Old 18 Sep 2021, 12:48 AM   #2
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The first article (in NY Times) is behind a paywall.
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Old 18 Sep 2021, 10:59 AM   #3
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That's why I provided an alternative link.
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