conversation

communication, community, conversation, Lloyd Osler, technology -

A couple of weeks ago, I took my lovely bride of forty-three years, out to one of our favourite vegan restaurants.  Sitting off to the side from us, was a charming young couple, I would estimate in their late twenties.  The first thing they did when they sat down was to take out their smart phones and start texting. Not the kind of texting that say, “We are at dinner, talk later”, but it appeared they were texting each other, at least in part because one or the other would burst out laughing, even though they had hardly exchanged a...

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