The German public radio network, ZDF, ran this great snail photo with its recent story about Slow Media, which follows below (as translated by Babel Fish).
On-line Filmer Kirby Ferguson wanted to deslag - mentally. Thus he did not meals or alcohol, but without speed in the Internet. Slow Media is called the movement from the USA, which sloshes now also to Germany.
The rules are clear: In the Internet surf is forbidden - exactly the same as blog, News feeds, television YouTube, DVDs and Twitter. The computer use and the multitasking are reduced. Maximally 30 minutes private emails per day are permitted. Okay is " everything that ist" on paper; , as well as radio, Podcasts, cinema. And a Hintertürchen gives it: A daily Blog and Facebook update are permitted.
It is an experiment, which Kirby Ferguson at the beginning of the yearly places itself. On-line Filmer made of New York is " Digitally Native". He says of itself: " Most of all I make everything gleichzeitig."
Facebook, Twitter, a blog, YouTube, RSS feed - Ferguson goes through everywhere. And as like that is in a Blog Facebook Nabelschauwelt: He observes himself thereby. And it states that its concentration frays that its thoughts constantly fly away to him.