The Innovation of Loneliness by Shimi Cohen

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innovation of loneliness

Another thought of the day, or reflection to ponder upon, or discuss among our social media world – Topic: “The Innovation of Loneliness.”

College final project written and animated by Shimi Cohen – Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.

Originally posted on Cristian Mihai:

This video presents a number of interesting concepts about virtual interaction, social networks, and loneliness, but what I found really interesting was the idea that in a virtual environment we get to edit who we are.

In a way, I agree. In a social media world such as ours, we can delete and change who we want the world to believe we are. Information is a couple of seconds from our reach, so we can appear to be smarter, but given enough time I believe you can’t appear to be someone you’re not.

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