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Andreas Nilsson an at
Sun Jan 28 12:00:18 UTC 2018


I would object to this, in all of the three social stages you are
saying would not fit without a cellular phone (I assume the pocket pc
is a pun).
Speaking from experience, I do just fine with a job, friends and
girlfriend and I do not possess a functional cellular phone that I have
My point is, you are seriously pulling the curtain over your own eyes
if you think technology have anything to do with being able to
socialize, it does not, period.

Regarding public transportation, museums, theatres and so on I disagree
with you that a payment for using such services is legally bound to
possessing a computer. You can do the payment just fine with a card or

Just my two cents.


On Mon, 2018-01-22 at 10:10 +0100, Stephane Ascoet wrote:
> Le 20/01/2018 à 09:09, White_Rabbit a écrit :
> > I wouldn't call "full" a social life which cannot be lived without
> > proprietary platforms. Maybe "fully controlled" could be a better
> > description
> Hi, I don't speak sufficiently English to understand all these
> little 
> words subtleties but it seems we're not exactly living in the same 
> world. Here to be sure to fully use public transports, we need to be 
> ultra-connected with a pocket-computer(occasionally doing badly
> phone 
> function). Same thing for going to the theatre, museum and so on.
> Most 
> organisation's local groups use gayfam services to communicate. If 
> you're not active on these platform, you have no chance to find a job
> in 
> the private sector, new friends, boy/girlfriend(s). By chance I work
> in 
> public sector, I'm so much busy that I don't need to find so much
> people 
> and occupations and I found a loving mate several years ago to
> continue 
> with the same examples but how would I do if I was younger in this 
> world? And things will become worse and worse: to find an flat, to
> pay 
> legacy taxes and so on need more and more to compromise ourselves
> with 
> these technologies. And additionally, finding ways to resist consumes
> a 
> huge lot of time, energy, money and make us pictured as nerdy and so
> on. 
> Not very good for social life...
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