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Novelists Are Finding New Ways To Break Internet Addiction

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Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers and Zadie Smith are among a growing group of novelists who strugglewith internet-addiction. Carl Wilkinson investigates the powerful effect of the web on the creative mind. Tucked away in the acknowledgements at the back of her new novel NW, along with the names of friends,...
Novelists Are Finding New Ways To Break Internet Addiction

Zadie Smith is right: lives needn't have limits in a country as rich as ours | Lynsey Hanley

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Be it libraries, swimming pools or playing fields, relatively small things can have a huge impact on inequalityWhen Zadie Smith defends public libraries, you know that it's not because it is fashionable to do so: it's because, in her estimation, she owes her life to them. Having joined the campaign...
Zadie Smith is right: lives needn't have limits in a country as rich as ours | Lynsey Hanley

Apps bar users from Internet, Facebook—and prove surprisingly popular

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Fred Stutzman, a post-doctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, has written two programs that allow users to block their own online activities. At first blush, they seem like the answer to a question nobody's asking. But that has turned out not to be the case. Stutzman, who researches social...
Apps bar users from Internet, Facebook—and prove surprisingly popular

Why have authors written the IT revolution out of the story?

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New technology is changing the world of books beyond recognition, yet little reference is made to it in fiction. Why?This blog, and thousands like it, is part of the IT revolution that's changing the world of books beyond recognition. I've said it before, but it bears repetition: not since the...
Why have authors written the IT revolution out of the story?

What's the big idea with Prospect's World Thinkers poll?

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There are only 15 women in the list of 65 great thinkers. And the top 10 are all male. What, as women, are we to think of this?Today's top 10 leading thinkers are all men, according to a global poll published by Prospect magazine today. Advertised as "a snapshot of...
What's the big idea with Prospect's World Thinkers poll?
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