Digital gen won’t know and care that virtual is not real. Being there!
It’s Sunday. Jamming Sunday.
Singer-musician-owner of Van’s Unforgettable was kidding, after a round of live and unrehearsed performances that we should just play a commercially released CD since we at times failed at recalling certain lyrics.
He had a point. The age of automation and atomization is here.
Each of us, with headset and in private should just entertain ourselves.
IN THE COMING DECADES WE WILL EXPERIENCE A KIND OF NEUROSES THE WORLD HAS YET HAD A CURE FOR. Knowing everything yet not knowing anything.
Spying on everyone yet not knowing anyone.
Data rich, content poor.
Socially connected, but emotionally isolated.
Like the song by the Foreigner, “I want to know what love is…why don’t you show me”.
Mobile and cloud computing, with semi and soon full automation assembly, will lower the costs and increase personal computing power. Yet no eye- contact, no time for organic relationship.
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