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I found this charcoal and pencil drawing by Laurie Lipton, an American artist currently based in London. The drawing is really interesting in how it portrays the current "info-glut" generation with an overweight infant-like man, staring wide-eyed at a computer screen, surrounded only by wires and technology (and a fountain pop :) ). While having such vast access to information definitely has its advantages, taking a break to analyse its negative affects is an important way to avoid any long-lasting damage that information gluttony can cause.
One main implications of our culture having so much information available at our fingertips through the internet is isolation. As is shown above in Lipton's drawing, the subject is alone, surrounded only by machine. Acquiring all information through the internet takes out the interaction one would experience through inquiry at a library, an expert, or more knowledgeable person. People are entirely self-sufficient in information pursuits. This problem of isolation can also be seen through the rise in social media. Many relationships on one's "friend's list" are reduced to reading statuses and looking at pictures rather than in-person interaction. Technology's impact on Information retrieval and relationships both point to the isolating result the internet has on our culture.