Documenting the Coming Singularity

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Your online life is real - deal with it

Harvard Business Review - 7.15.10 by Alexandra Samuel

#thankyoujesus for irl and online friends. Couldn't live w/o either.

Laptop down. It's IRL Face Time!

it was so cool meeting you irl! :)

IRL: In Real Life. It's used as shorthand all over the Internet, to distinguish what happens online from what happens offline.

And it's a lie.

If we still refer to the offline world as "real life," it's only a sign of deep denial — or unwarranted shame — about what reality looks like in the 21st century.

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