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Communication is an art, perhaps in the age of social media, a lost art

Communication is an art, perhaps in the age of social media, a lost art

I recall an oft shared quote, which may or may not have been said by Blaise Pascal, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” The point is that when we are purposeful and thoughtful, we can be incredibly articulate, engaging, and even rousing. The pace at which we attempt communication today, which is only accelerating, and the media to which we have unprecedented access, is eroding the very foundation of communication itself. But it doesn’t…

Sparking a Renaissance in Human Interactions and Relationships: Making Media and Networks Social Again

Sparking a Renaissance in Human Interactions and Relationships: Making Media and Networks Social Again

What started as a Twitter thread evolved into this post. Human interactions have expanded online over the last two decades. Instead of improving communication and strengthening close ties, it’s made the world move faster, communicate with less depth, and connect with people we’ll never get to really know. Perhaps, this is a time to rethink how we communicate and connect online to improve how we do so in the physical world as well. Community over commodity. Communication is an art,…

Traditional Paper Meets Digital Notepad

Adesso Inc. has a new product that takes business productivity to a new level. Meetings are held every day, and the information passed along at these meetings is often vital. What happens to this information? It gets written down in a fast-paced scrawl, often the leaving the author themselves confused as to what they wrote not more than an hour ago. “When did I learn hieroglyphics?” I ask myself that question after every meeting. And to be honest, my thumb…

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