02 April 2010

the conversation stops

"Because socializing doesn't scale. Once a group reaches a certain size, each participant starts to feel anonymous again, and the person they're following––who once seemed proximal, like a friend––now seems larger than life and remote.'They feel they can't possibly be the person who's going to make the useful contribution,' Evans says. So the conversation stops..." (read more here!)

Sorry I've been away, secretly relishing in my obscurity, finding strength and inspiration in the disconnect. There is magic that happens in a more-real life, in the play of words exchanged face-to-face, in the quiet of a breezy afternoon with a book, in the joy of collaboration and craft.

Let's start this conversation, anew...

1 comment:

kindra said...

Welcome back Aimee!