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No, you published 1 posts!

At the risk of getting meta, here’s what happened when I posted a single post to this site.

I am assuming that after 4 more (3 more, now) I become Level 2 Blogger.  I’m planning to put my talent points into “Brevity.”

I know RPG elements invaded not only all popular video games in the last 5 years or so, such that progress bars and XP treatment had shown up in everything from the biggest console bro shooters to khanacademy.org, but I hadn’t realized that writers were susceptible to that kind of feedback.

Also: “1 posts,” amirite?

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Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

Novelist Stephen Marche covers some new research at The Atlantic suggesting that while our world is rapidly becoming more and more, like, interconnected (crunch, crunch) maaaaaan, we are becoming less social.  “We were promised a global village; instead we inhabit the drab cul-de-sacs and endless freeways of a vast suburb of information.”

I haven’t finished reading it yet, so shh.

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