What It’s Like Without Internet for a Year
Spending a whole year completely free of the internet is probably unimaginable to most. From computers to tablets to phones, accessing the internet has never been easier. So imagine the difficulties faced by Paul Miller, a technology writer for The Verge, when he decided to unplug himself for a year. Starting April 30, 2012 at 11:59 p.m., Miller unplugged all the cables, shut off his Wi-Fi, downgraded to a “dumb” phone and proceeded to discover life without the internet. His goal was to “…find the real Paul, far away from all the noise, and become a better me.” We won’t tell you how this story ends but suffice it to say, his conclusions about the internet were not quite as expected. Check out this brief video of Miller’s story and find out more over at The Verge.