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Presentation from our techMAP London Meetup on 6th February. Speaker: Luke Tipping. Panellists: Paul Spiers, Charlotte Beckett and Lee Stacey.

Presentation from our techMAP London Meetup on 6th February. Speaker: Luke Tipping. Panellists: Paul Spiers, Charlotte Beckett and Lee Stacey.

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  • WHY SOCIALMEDIA’S SHIT @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • THE BEST THING SINCE JESUS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • BUT @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘We feelmoreinsecure,isolated andlonely thanever’. Source: The insecure American: How we got here and what we should do about it @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘Americanssay theyhave fewerfriendsthan everbefore’. Source: Social isolation in America: Changes in core discussion networks over two decades @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘We only have two close friends’. Source: The Guardian: Social networking aside how many close friends do you have? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • WHY? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 1. EVERYBODY’S PRETENDING2. EVERYBODY’S ELSEWHERE3. EVERYBODY NEEDS TO BE ALONE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 1. EVERYBODY’S PRETENDING @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • THE ADVANTAGE OF SCREENS IS THAT THEY GIVE US SOMEWHERE TO HIDE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘Wheneverthere is time towrite, edit anddelete there isroom forperformance’. Sherry Turkle, Alone Together @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • WE FEAR THE ECHOCHAMBER CREATED BYCOPY AND PASTE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘We’ve stoppedliving life atface value.Now we livelife atinterfacevalue’. Sherry Turkle, @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012   Alone Together
  • WE SHOULD BE DOING MORE OF THIS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • AND LESS OF THIS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 2. EVERYBODY’S ELSEWHERE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • NOBODY’SWHERETHEY ARE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • NOT EVEN AT WEDDINGS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • NOT EVEN WITH THEIR CHILDREN @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ‘Technologylike iPhonesclose us offfrom ourecosystems.This is why wedon’t take careof nature.’ Juan Pablo Orrego, 180° South @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • IT’S NOT A NEW PROBLEM ‘In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.’ Albert Schweitzeer @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • BUT HERE AND NOW ISTHE MOST IMPORTANTPLACE ON EARTH‘One of my favoritemethods of findinghappiness andpreventing stress isliving in themoment’. John Maeda, Designer, Author, Scientist and Zen Philosopher @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 3. EVERYBODY NEEDS TO BE ALONE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • THEREARETHREEAMAZINGBENEFITSOFSOLITUDE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • ATONEMENT TO SELF @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • INTENSIFICATION @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • DISINHIBITION @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • BUT IT’SALMOSTIMPOSSIBLETO BE ALONETHESE DAYS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • SO WHATSHOULD WEALL DO? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • LOOK FORWARD TO THE PAST ‘A solution for a lot of the world’s problems may be to turn around and take a forward step.’ Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia founder @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • LIVE A LESSMEDIATED LIFE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • MYSPACE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012