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We Choose to Be Lonely

We Choose to Be Lonely

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=58VUhZh_4Hw#!
Jeff is lonely. He “did the only logical thing” and posts a flyer about it. And that’s news.
One narrative of technology is that it bridges gaps. It connects us via skype, facebook, dating services, and message boards. By calling Jeff we can express ourselves in ways we believe we can’t in person. However, this narrative is&#133 Read the rest

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Welcome to the NHK

Welcome to the NHK

I recently watched an anime titled Welcome to the NHK, which is a series based off a famous novel of the same name by author Tatsuhiko Takimoto. Welcome to the NHK is about a 22 year old hikikomori named Satou Tatsuhiro. Hikikomori is a Japanese term used to describe socially reclusive “shut-ins” who are usually 25-35 year old NEETs&#133 Read the rest

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