Title: Electronic Wasteland: Emerging from the Ruins of the Information Age
Author: J. Gu
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Brightly lit screens have come to dominate daily life over the past half century. With novelty and audiovisual appeal, these devices draw attention and perception unlike any object invented before them. As a species, we typically accept them with an enthusiasm that overrides cautious skepticism from within or from about. Seemingly providing so much, what have we lost to their warm, electronic embrace?

In this analysis of the dominant informational mediums of the past half century, J.Gu…