8.1.10

The internet without multimedia

My laptop is busted, and I could fix it, but I won't. Instead I am trying to live with the internet, only without sound. It seemed quite simple at first.

Then it hit me straight in the face. My start page is Yahoo, and while I don't like it very much, I keep it, and then look for the positive of the experience. Yahoo news' small headlines that appear on the home page are the first thing that hit me in the face when I log on and recently, I am pissed, it appears cyber citizens of the world unanimously agreed that even online we won't read the news anymore and we will all start watching it.

Nobody invited me to that meeting. I fear the day when people will stop reading is close, really close. I fear that the arts of writing, reading, comprehension and correspondance are dying because of our addictiveness to new media.
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