18-39 Segment 1: Hank Green on the Internet, Fame, and Our Reaction Culture

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Hank Green has a massive internet presence as a podcaster, vlogger, tweeter, and more. Now, he’s become an author. His new book, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, deals with internet fame and our reactionary culture head-on. He joins the show to discuss these issues, and whether is the internet is good.

Guest:

  • Hank Green, author, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

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17-03 Segment 2: Digital Independence

Annoyed and unhappy man sitting with angry look, resting elbows on table while his smiling girlfriend texting her friends via social networks on mobile phone, instead of talking to him

 

With emails, spam, texts and instant messaging it’s a wonder we ever have time anymore to just sit and relax with family and friends. At the office, we spend so much time online, how do we get anything done…or done well? That’s what worried our guest who took a 31-day vacation from the Internet to reconnect with her loved-ones and learn about how online life needs to be balanced with face-to-face communications and relaxation.

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15-16 Story 2: The Joy of Missing Out: Getting off the Internet

 

Synopsis: With emails, spam, texts and instant messaging it’s a wonder we ever have time anymore to just sit and relax with family and friends. At the office, we spend so much time online, how do we get anything done…or done well? That’s what worried our guest who took a 31-day vacation from the Internet to reconnect with her loved-ones and learn about how online life needs to be balanced with face-to-face communications and relaxation.

Host: Marty Peterson. Guest: Christina Crook, communications professional and author of the book, The Joy of Missing Out: Finding balance in a wired world.

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