• Michael Harris
  • Michael Harris is the author of The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection. An award-winning journalist, Harris is also a contributing editor at Western Living and Vancouver magazines. He lives with his partner, the artist Kenny Park, in Toronto, Canada.

    Michael Harris

    Author: The End of Absence

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    is it easier to be absent when everyone else is also on board? when people around you are constantly connected does it make it harder?
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    "absence" to me reminds me of the cottage I spent my childhood summers at, what would be your ideal place of absence?
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    this is a hot issue and much discussed - what do you hope to accomplish through your book?
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    Did you notice changes in your relationships (either their nature or how you communicate) after your analog August?
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    do you think there is any way that tech could help bring back absence - for example analog august will likely be an online campaign? is that ironic?
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