Adam Gopnik writes How the Internet Gets Inside Us. “[This complaint] is identical to Baudelaire’s perception about modern Paris in 1855, or Walter Benjamin’s about Berlin in 1930, or Marshall McLuhan’s in the face of three-channel television (and Canadian television, at that) in 1965.” Hat tip: John Battelle’s Signal.

5 thoughts on “Internet Inside Us

  1. I once interviewed with Adam Gopnik for a job. This was pre-New Yorker days for him but the voice was the same. I didn’t get the job. Probably a good thing. I’m a less is more kind of person.