In Brief

One of the net's original evangelists says that our experience of the web is changing our identity both on and offline.

MIT professor and author of Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet believes this has taken its toll on who we are. “It used to be, ‘I have a feeling, I want to make a call,'” she said at a recent debate at the British Library, “[and this has changed] to, ‘I want to have a feeling, I need to send a text.'” The Guardian

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