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A brief trip to the surface

Pardon the long silence. A couple of posts fell to tech issues. And I’d love to blame the hiatus on a vacation. But mostly I’ve been off-blog and, for social media purposes, offline, because I’ve been immersed in writing a long feature. It’s a fun, meaty, juicy, really substantial story, one of two great assignments…

In a wonderful post at Mind Hacks, Vaughn, writing on “The myth of the concentration oasis” makes an argument that rather challenges my resistance to it: The ‘modern technology is hurting our brain’ argument is widespread but it seems so short-sighted. It’s based on the idea that before digital communication technology came along, people spent…