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Has Technology Distended Our Ability To Be Shocked?

April 3, 2013

In recent decades, Douglas says, everyday technologies have forced us into a discombobulated state of constant alert. Our phones beep around the clock with news of emails, tweets and text messages. And entertainment networks have largely abandoned long-form narratives in favour of the strobe-like intensity of reality television." New Scientist 04/02/13

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