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Working the Future blog: our latest insights and future of work sensemaking

Fully Connected – How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Overload – Julia Hobsbawm, 2017

2022-03-08 15:25

Patrick Lodge

Reading Room, Julia Hobsbawm, Fully Connected – How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Overload,

Fully Connected – How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Overload – Julia Hobsbawm, 2017

Fully Connected explores our innate human desire for human connection and interaction and how the digital age is causing disruption as more and more communicati

Fully Connected explores our innate human desire for human connection and interaction and how the digital age is causing disruption as more and more communication takes place online.  

Hobsbawm argues, rightly we think, that both online communication and information overload in the digital age are having detrimental effects on our health, and proposes that face-to-face communication is essential for good “social health”, using the latest developments in neuroscience to underpin her thinking.  

A solid counter-argument to this year’s mainstream idea that AI is the way forward.

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