Monday, March 29, 2010

"Nothing ventured, no brain drained..."

This is priceless.  From the New York Review of Books, this is Margaret Atwood weighing in on "social media" that web-driven whirlwind of electron chatter... what a great lady.  Great post, very witty and fun.

"The Twittersphere is an odd and uncanny place. It’s something like having fairies at the bottom of your garden. How do you know anyone is who he/she says he is, especially when they put up pictures of themselves that might be their feet, or a cat, or a Mardi Gras mask, or a tin of Spam?"

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