How Technology Has Innovated Loneliness

By Casey Chan on at

It's simple, as the world has got easier, because technology has got better, since touch screens have got touchier, and social networks have filled every social void in our empty soul; we're still searching for substance. Too often social networks can result in the technological equivalent of empty calories, sure it feels good to get liked and sounds good to chat but it's not as genuine and fulfilling as real life.

Shimi Cohen was inspired by Sherry Turkle's book Alone Together and created this wonderful animation that discusses the 'innovation of loneliness'. [Shimi Cohen via TDW]