On the Insidiousness of Gadgets


(STAYING Present) It ain't happenin' with a gadget around folks. (Cartoon originally published in the May 24, 2004 issue of The New Yorker.)

(STAYING Present) It ain’t happenin’ with a gadget around folks. (Cartoon originally published in the May 24, 2004 issue of The New Yorker.)

Seriously, psychologists, sociologists and neurologists should take a good long look at what our postmodern devices are doing to our ability to be present.

At the rate things are going, we’ll just be verbalizing our stream of consciousness (or, for the post-James Joyce generation, our Facebook feeds).

Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.

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