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"Any digital minimalist must confront this reality and manage his or her relationship with these tools accordingly." Feb 14, 2019 02:03PM

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"This tickled me (from Chapter One): “Here’s a thing I believe about people my age: we are the children of Hogwarts, and more than anything, we just want to be sorted.”" Sep 29, 2018 12:09AM


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