From internet relay chat (IRC) earlier:
1:50PM [Mousey] http://informationweek.com/thebrainyard/news/ social_networking_consumer/231500371/you-know-youre-from-it-in-1990s-if-
Two comic strips of the day that woke your BUSY and sleepy overlord up
VideoSift shares a nineteen and 48 seconds TED video talk -- "As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.
Pew Internet article, with its details, showing "Digital Differences" -- "When the Pew Internet Project first began writing about the role of the internet in American life in 2000, there were stark differences between those who were using the internet and those who were not. Today, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. Among the main findings about the state of digital access..."
A funny analogy from this Broadband/DSL Reports forum thread post/reply.