Technology and Culture

New forms of communication like Twitter are changing the way we relate to one another. It's a good idea to adapt to them

At 7:45 A.M. on June 4, Steven Johnson sent a tweet to his more than 500,000 followers on Twitter, informing them that he had written this week's cover story about how Twitter is changing the way society communicates. That tweet is also this week's cover image. I know this is all a bit meta and like trying to capture digital lightning in a jar, but we thought it was a way of illustrating how new platforms and social networks are changing the way we communicate and live.

While I can't write what I want to say about Twitter in only 140...

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