Do we hear information anymore?

Every morning I wake up and my phone alerts me to CNN’s ‘5 things to start your day’. I usually read through it and make mental notes on things that I find important or pressing. Next, as I stretch, I say the words “Hey Google, good morning,” at which point my home assistant greets me as warmly as a robot can, turns on my bedroom and living room lamps, informs me of the weather forecast for the day, and fills me in on the top news stories hitting FOX and Bloomburg. (See, I cover all my bases when it comes to biased television newscasts.)

So being surrounded by all this information really got m...

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