The Failure to Read

I have never been the most disciplined of readers. I read a lot for work, but still, less than I should and less than I would like. But lately, I have felt that I am losing the ability to read for joy and I am trying to work out what is going on.



I think it has something to do with the way in which I consume other forms of text, specifically, social media. I have perfected the art of skimming through words and lost the patience for slow reading, the…

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Chair in Science Communication & Future Media @SalfordUni / written 4 Washington Post, Wired + found on CNN, BBC Newsnight, TEDx #posthuman

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