The Hyperconnected

Lev Grossman (who once sent me a copy of his book) is always charming. On Twitter:

“It’s like the cocaine of blogging or e-mail but refined into crack. Internet addiction is an old story, but we’re on the tipping point of a new kind of problem that might more broadly be called an addiction to data, in all its many and splendiferous forms.”

2 Responses to “The Hyperconnected”

  1. Kathryn Greenhill
    April 5, 2007 at 10:05 pm #

    I’m a dyed-in-the-wool addict already. My job is just a front for a data addiction I’ve had since childhood…and now I’ve moved on to pushing the stuff.

    Print losing its rush? Well we’ll just cut it with a little bit of on-line…really….it’ssafe…

  2. Aaron the Librarian
    April 6, 2007 at 6:34 am #

    First time is free…

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