More tools to communicate with, less to really say

It’s a paradox of the technology that even as the world shrinks, our actual communication skills are eroding. Instant communication encourages superficiality in the way we talk to each other. That’s because we really aren’t talking to each other. You have to look a person in the eye and speak in order to be doing that.

Read Tony Long’s article, Ah, the Warmth of Human Contact from WIRED

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