The huge increase in sales of tablet computers over the holiday season, not to mention the predicted further spread of technology for 2013 (cheaper iPhone model, Google spectacles refined to become best-sellers, iPads for dogs) suggest that we as a species are going to spend more and more time with our minds and senses locked on somewhere other than where we actually are. That's a bit weird.
Having said that, the news that a school is now offering its pupils lessons in how to avoid defaming www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/dec/26/twitter-facebook-school-libel-lessons on Twitter or Facebook suggests that we are beginning to tackle online hate a bit more seriously.
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