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Re: Trento gig recording and pics

Will check out the Black Mirror. I remember about a decade back Nokia
published a sociological report looking into the future talking about
"the download culture turning into an upload culture" and people
starting to live their social lives more and more through network
communication and "self branding". These investigators also meant that
the role for music is to change quite drastically because, as they
wrote, people will become afraid to not stay online and that constant
state of alert is tiresome for the mind so listening to music will
become a sort of tension-loosening self therapy to simply get some
peace of mind without turning off your wifi gadgets. In hindsight we
now know that these guys hired by Nokia were spot on. But hanging with
teenagers of today, even folks down to fiver year's age, it constantly
amazes me how good they are at multitasking - it's like they don't
have a problem with a fragmented mind at all. Obviously new
socialisation profiles that hasn't yet been looked into by "elders"...
It's funny how old-school people look at young people and see that
"they are having a problem because they only stare into the computer
all day long" while the reality is that the young person is in fact
"doing almost everything" that way.

Another issue is that there has always been people suffering from
psych/soc disorders and these guys are kind of left on their own in
the new network world (no built-in safety borders as in the pre
networking era). Quite sinister actually. I see a political awareness
about this just starting here now.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 1:33 PM, mark francombe <mark@markfrancombe.com> 
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thinking back on the dark ages before the
>> internet it amazes me how we just lived on and accepted all that non
>> communication and snail speed life as normal.
> OMG, Dont get me started on that.. Personally I have no doubt that the
> "speed" at which we are expected to live now, will be our downfall. We 
> are
> already discovering many cases of "burnout" in the work place than 
> before.
> I love the communication aspect of the Internet in regards to being able 
> to
> interact with new people the world over, but that time has become the
> overall commodity in life is frightening.
> Needs a new thread, but has anyone seen the UK  anti-technology mini 
> series,
> plays that go under the heading of Black Mirror. VERY VERY inventive and
> fantastically written, and extremely dark. They handle the question of
> "where all this technology is taking us", and being British, is NOT a 
> bundle
> of laughs. Worth a look!
> Right now I have the good fortune to be living in a wonderful, house
> overlooking the Fjord, and I make it a point to just sit watching the 
> view
> for at least 15 minutes imediatly after coming home from work, to shake 
> off
> the Shooting Schedules, the Budget plans, the Deadlines, the Milestones, 
> and
> the vast deluge of email...
> Bring back the Snails!!!
> MArk
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