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When CS Lewis Predicted the Internet, it Was Hell

Where the internet draws us together, I am grateful. But is the web is benign–simply a tool without bias? I'm not convinced. What I see looks more like a spider's web, where you and I sit trapped in a cycle of interactions that are not healthy, but easy. 

The internet is looking a lot like CS Lewis 'Grey Town' – a singular vision of hell he lays out in his book The Great Divorce. 

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App Review: Sketch Party TV

Around the Von Bieker home, our favourite group activities are still family games and now we have some exciting new options. Options that take a lot less time and effort to set up than their boxed up counterparts.

One of our favourite family games so far is Sketch Party TV.

Sketch Party TV improves on the 'guess what I'm drawing' formula in a few key ways.

 

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Why I Bet $200 on the New Apple TV

I'm well aware that Apple TV 4 costs up to a hundred dollars more than other streaming boxes. For me, it's worth the premium for one reason; the Apple TV App Store.

Apps mean potential. Apps are the key to unlocking a developer community we've already watched transform the cell phone. I'm betting Apps will begin to transform TV too, and I welcome that transformation.

 
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