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Digital Hygiene: How We Might've Fucked Our Attention Spans

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    demifiend
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    I suspect that watching idiots with camcorders ramble on YouTube instead of reading long articles probably doesn't help.

    I suspect that watching idiots with camcorders ramble on YouTube instead of reading long articles probably doesn't help.

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      geosmin
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      Is that meant to be a jab at this video? If it isn't then sure, but that would seem to be symptomatic of a more general problem and I'm not sure what's to be gained by singling out that...

      Is that meant to be a jab at this video?

      If it isn't then sure, but that would seem to be symptomatic of a more general problem and I'm not sure what's to be gained by singling out that manifestation in particular.

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      1. demifiend
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        It was actually a jab at vlogging in general, especially vloggers who don't start with text and add video, but go direct to video. If this were reddit, I would just say "transcript or GTFO" and...

        Is that meant to be a jab at this video?

        It was actually a jab at vlogging in general, especially vloggers who don't start with text and add video, but go direct to video. If this were reddit, I would just say "transcript or GTFO" and downvote. :)

  2. river
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    This was a good video.

    This was a good video.

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  3. Tyrienne
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    I believe he is accurate on all points, does anyone disagree? If so, I want to understand alternative perspectives on how being on the internet less could be detrimental...

    I believe he is accurate on all points, does anyone disagree?

    If so, I want to understand alternative perspectives on how being on the internet less could be detrimental...