What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

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“When you wake up, you have this gift of a blank brain. You could fill it with anything. But for most of us, we have this kind of panic. Instead of wondering what should I do, we wonder what did I miss. It’s almost like our unconsciousness is a kind of failure and we can’t believe we’ve been offline for eight hours,” says Michael Harris. It is habits like this that are insidious, not the internet itself. It is a personal thing.

A nice article on Quartz

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