Befriend Like-Minded Strangers Offline in the Connected World

Befriend Like-Minded Strangers Offline in the Connected World
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Impromptu connections are behind new social networks that live beyond the cyberspace

Charlotte Hellichius
  • 2 june 2015

Technology tempts us to harness any quiet moment to complete a productive task or partake in social activity. Personal technologies are nudging us to remain plugged-in at every turn. But this constant connection comes at a price. With our focus aimed downward and inward, we fail to embrace social happenstance; rarely do we interact with strangers that inhabit our physical space. With our connectedness defining our behavioral social patterns, how can we harness that very technology to break free?

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