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Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.
Social networks, though, have since colonized the web for television’s values. From Facebook to Instagram, the medium refocuses our attention on videos and images, rewarding emotional appeals—‘like’ buttons—over rational ones. Instead of a quest for knowledge, it engages us in an endless zest for instant approval from an audience, for which we are constantly but unconsciouly performing.
Swearing, scrapped characters, editors’ notes – JK Rowling’s exhibits are a treasure trove for fans of Hogwarts
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This 47-year-old centerpiece of UC San Diego’s campus was designed with head-turning in mind
Journalist Ted Genoways spent a year on a small farm in rural Nebraska, and he says American nostalgia for the family farm overlooks the pressures farmers face and the realities of food production.
Wonderful travel tale and photos! Thank you.. #Maine #Travel
Signs on a building, downtown Bar Harbor
Three years ago we visited our friends Lise and Charlie at their family cabin just a few miles from where our ship docked. On that trip we explored Acadia National Park and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the natural beauty.
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Spring 2006, Vol. 38, No. 1
Editor’s Note: Older article, but still good article on historical details and the exhibit…