[H]ow can anyone repeat this luddite drivel with a straight face? It’s not just that much of what is printed in this article is untrue — a lot of it comes off as downright silly, and the author doesn’t seem to take a moment to ask any of these people to qualify their statements. It’s like she wrote the piece to back up arguments made by those profiled. The result is a piece that seems more intent on propagating one skewed view than it does with telling a story that has legitimate meaning.
Still in New Zealand and heading home soon. Lots to share, but I can't resist posting this blog post by Joshua Topolsky, in which he ruthlessly destroys a moronic NYTimes article about the prevalence of paper calendars:
Posted by David Chen Sunday, July 31, 2011 11:12 AM