Issue 177

July/August 2013



Fast Talk


From the Editor

  • From The Editor: Paradoxes Of The Digital Age

    Like many of you, I'm doing a lot of traveling these days, to places as different as San Francisco; Cannes, France; Washington, D.C.; Rome; Montreal; and Rochester, New York. It's funny, in a way. The triumph of digital culture hasn't changed the fact that nothing beats face-to-face interaction. These personal tête-à-têtes achieve a depth and spontaneity you just can't match via email, text, phone, Skype, Tumblr, DMs, or anything technological.