From bytes to bits of reality

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We demand privacy yet admit ourselves to the culture of exposure. But rather than celebrating our uniqueness, we publish the same things everybody else does: selfies, food porn, and bullet journal snapshots.

The one benefit to seeing other people's stories is the reinforcement of FOMO (fear of missing out). The unlived life taunts one into action. In such a way, FOMO can represent a positive form of encouragement. It gets off our screens and into the real world.

Life's richest data emerges from lived experiences rather than the pixels on a screen. Exposure carves us into beings rather than lemmings of technology's manipulative desires.

Inspired by adventure, we pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and explore more of the parts unknown.

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wells baum aka bombtune

A daily blogger who connects the dots between beats, culture, and technology.

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