Impactful piece about how technology is changing our ability to focus and ultimately connect. We get to choose every day where we focus and recommit daily when we don’t succeed. Foer talks about how we can do better and quotes the beauty of Mary Oliver's poetry; it’s a message of hope. And it’s applicable in relation to our personal and professional relationships.
Any parent who has felt the twinge of shame that comes with the belated realization that a social-media feed has taken them away from a conversation with their child knows this to be true.