[FoRK] computer morphology

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Fri Feb 12 12:09:40 PST 2010


--- On Fri, 2/12/10, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> > When computers became important to a lot of our
> > work and socialization, they forced us to spend more and more of our lives
> > with our eyes & hands attending to a virtual world "inside the screen"
> > rather than to our physical world.  This also forces our work and
> > socialization into narrow channels.
> 
> Beautiful insight.
> 
> Users of desktop computers are like the opium smokers.  We go into an
> inner world and disconnect from our surroundings.
> 

Yikes! Do I ever resemble those remarks! Yes, it would be nice to be unshackled without losing contact with the features, friends and functions.

          ...ken...


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