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Even though you know the answer to the question (no), you'll probably still enjoy the show. Features selections from 2 funny and inteligent talks.
JELLO BIAFRA explains how the LAST supposedly revolutionary technological advances--cell phones and the Internet--have weakened REAL communities and increased alienation. Urban-design theorist J.H. KUNSTLER discusses our technology gurus' (at Google) inability to understand that you can make iPods out of petroleum (Dude), but not vice-versa!
A replay of NWN # 58 (April, 2009).
Thanks to Hunchentoot for Jello Biafra and unwelcomeguests.net for the Kunstler.
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