Friday, March 11, 2011

Does Brooklyn hate technology?

An interesting article in The Awl today. The author's logic seems intuitively correct—that Brooklyn, with it's impossibly hip Neo-Luddism would eschew the digital reader—but it doesn't quite jive with my own observations around the borough. I fully support  the removal of dust-jackets, though—particularly the glossy bestseller-type ones. It's singularly unpleasant to spend the morning commute with 6x9 inches of something as garishly popular as Freedom (previously posted abouthovering right in your face.

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