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8 years later

June 09, 2005 - 11:15 AM [ life ]

so i'm at work right now (kari brought in donuts by the way, i had a cinnamon sugar thing).

lately, to make the time go by faster, i listen to this american life (it's sad, i think i'm going to run out of episodes soon). sometimes an hour episode takes a few hours to listen to (i always have to rewind because i realize i haven't been paying attention, or i get interrupted with work related stuffs). so it really helps make the day go by. and yes i've advocated it many times --- i do heart it so --- check it out if you haven't yet.

at anyrate i stumbled across an old episode from 1997. it's called tales from the net.

internet tales from 1997 (jennycam.com anyone?). god how naive we all were. it's interesting to listen to an era where only a small cross section of america had access and how we thought it was this great revolutionary thing --- oooh here's this internet coming to bring us all together! and do you remember when we we read our email? "oh looky i've got mail!"

well, i remember and it's making me feel crazy nostalgic. also like i somehow missed the boat (which i did due to my own laziness and naiveity).

so now, i ask you, what is next?
in an age where our attentionspans cannot handle the 3 minute interval needed to wait for the next jennycam update, what do we do?

Posted by pocketpig at June 9, 2005 11:15 AM


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