Thursday, September 17, 2009

'a modest rebellion against the tyranny of instant access'

[...] But these meandering journeys across the Internet soundscape can be taxing. The medium too easily generates anxiety in place of fulfillment, an addictive cycle of craving and malaise. No sooner has one experience begun than the thought of what else is out there intrudes.

-- from 'Infinite Playlist' by Alex Ross in The New Yorker August 10 & 17, 2009, pp. 82-83.

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