Monday, July 12, 2010

The Philosophy of Modern Communication

NPR's Diane Rehm interviews William Powers about his new book, Hamlet's Blackberry, and discusses whether contemporary technology makes communication so easy that we eschew both "alone time" and face-to-face interactions with other people. Definitely worth a listen. Also, somewhere, David Foster Wallace is smiling.

2 comments:

Beenee said...

check out this article too:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/09/AR2010070905521.html

Anonymous said...

Link to interview:

http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2010-07-08/william-powers-hamlets-blackberry