using the internet slowly and deliberately.
creating space between the online and offline self - exploring slowness, presence, empathy, connection, solitude, overstimulation, mindfulness, sonder all in relation to the internet.
Now, accelerated by the pandemic, we spend much of our time living and conversing with others in a different location: digital space. But social media and messaging platforms weren't designed to serve as public spaces. They were designed to monetize attention.
Consuming information on the internet has become a constant, and most often passive, habit we undertake at all waking hours of the day. We frantically skim through a million newsletters, condense our thoughts into 140 character boxes, and jump from browser to browser balancing notifications and the constant overflow of new information. This has reduced our ability to think, focus, and solve problems