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A Millennial Recognizes Their Generation Sucks

Millennials are the worst. I should know — I am one. At 26, I’m stuck in the middle of the world’s most maligned, mocked and discussed age group. And I hate it. Imagine being forever lumped into a smug pack of narcissists who don’t just ignore the past, but openly abhor anyone and everything that came before them.…

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DIVIDED AMERICA: Constructing our own intellectual ghettos

“Social media amplifies political isolationism, because people are likely to spread information to people who agree with them…” There’s a lot of politics in this one and not much social media talk but I do find the whole “We are being programmed by social media” to be true. You can know a persons values by what is fed them from the internet. This article doesn’t go into it but we have to start admitting that we are being programmed and…

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The Web’s Creator Looks to Reinvent It – The New York Times

“Edward Snowden showed we’ve inadvertently built the world’s largest surveillance network with the web,” said Mr. Kahle, whose group organized the conference. “China can make it impossible for people there to read things, and just a few big service providers are the de facto organizers of your experience. We have the ability to change all that.”…

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This is what it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing

“I don’t feel like a child anymore” she says. “I’m not doing anything childish. At the end of sixth grade” — when all her friends got phones and downloaded Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter — “I just stopped doing everything I normally did. Playing games at recess, playing with toys, all of it, done.” This article probably should have been titled "How Technology is Stealing Our Kids Childhoods"…

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