When we go online, we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried and distracted thinking, and superficial learning. Even as the Internet grants us easy access to vast amounts of information, it is turning us into shallower thinkers, literally changing the structure of our brain.
The Internetz kills our ability to foc … oh, look! A unicorn! (Source)
I think society ironically has a sense of doom and gloom about civilization, especially during the greatest recession of our lifetime. The fact of the matter is that the Internet has brought together millions of people who trust one another for reasons that are unknown.
The Fake Steve is more than a fake, he is a satirical homage to the real bumbling Family First Senator. He sustains a comedic narrative where Susan (Fielding’s wife) constantly bullies him and where he sycophantically follows Senator Nick Xenophon, who he always misspells as Xzennophone. A popular Twitter character he even gets to chat with the likes of press gallery journalist Laurie Oakes.
LONDON: The new centre-right coalition government in UK unveiled on Tuesday the first of its series of measures to curb immigration, saying Indians must now pass English tests if they wanted to marry a British citizen or join their spouse here.
The new toilet-technology also promises to keep up with not-so-disciplined Indian toilet habits, separating before disposal the non-degradable waste that passengers mostly flush in toilets. Then disposing it all at terminal stations in an environment-friendly manner.
New “green” toilets to be trialled at an Indian railway station. (Source)