“How Tweets and Texts Nurture In-Depth Analysis”

Clive Thompson, “How Tweets and Texts Nurture In-Depth Analysis,” Wired (December 27, 2010)

“We’re often told that the Internet has destroyed people’s patience for long, well-thought-out arguments. After all, the ascendant discussions of our day are text messages, tweets, and status updates. The popularity of this endless fire hose of teensy utterances means we’ve lost our appetite for consuming—and creating—slower, reasoned contemplation. Right?

I’m not so sure. In fact, I think something much more complex and interesting is happening: The torrent of short-form thinking is actually a catalyst for more long-form meditation….”

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