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  1. Sep 2020
    1. Part of the reason is there’s a slight lag. No matter how good your internet is, no matter how fast it is, it seems we have this millisecond—maybe a few milliseconds—delay. So the communication isn’t in real time, even though it seems like it is. Our brains subconsciously pick up on the fact that things aren’t quite right. And the fact that things are out of sync and we’re accustomed to them being in sync when it’s face-to-face communication, our brains try to look for ways to overcome that lack of synchrony. After a few calls a day, it starts to become exhausting.

      Does this mean, if I'm naturally slow to react even in real life, it'll be exhausting for the interlocutor?

  2. Jul 2020
    1. Carr is arguing that the use of the internet has greatly changed the way that we read with a greater focus on skimming through information over the deep reading seen in traditional texts.

  3. Nov 2018