Social media has facilitated a great change in our thinking and behaviour. Interactions that I couldn’t have conceived of whilst I sat tapping in ZX Spectrum games out of a magazine are now commonplace, and frankly very little seems futuristic. Continue reading Jon Ronson at The Showroom, Sheffield: a half-arsed review
You’re sitting in Starbucks with a friend, just idly chatting about this and that; not anything in particular, just a conversation sparked off by a chance remark. Starbucks is full but that’s okay, you’re just passing the time of day and enjoying the chance to catch up with a friend.
Suddenly, a stranger comes and sits at your table with you.
“Start again,” he says. You look at him, not quite knowing what to make of either his sudden appearance or strange demand.