Tag: modern life

by Mark Glaser

The TV is on. You’re surfing the web. Chatting with someone on instant messaging. Your cell phone rings. The stereo is playing in the background. Our world is increasingly cluttered with media, and the Internet and technology have played key roles in making us more scattered than ever. Some people call it multi-tasking; others call […] more »

by Mark Glaser

I promised myself (and you, dear readers) that I would take a real summer vacation this year, and try my best to unplug from technology, from work, from my usual mode of media overload. So last month I ventured back to St. Louis for five days to visit my family and friends where I grew […] more »