Addicted to Twitter

By Keith Kloor | May 10, 2013 10:26 am

One of my favorite persons on Twitter is making a vow:

I’m betting $100 bucks he can’t do it. Remember, 40 years ago, Oscar and Felix couldn’t even stay quiet for 24 hours.

  • Robert Wilson

    I’m more Jerry Seinfeld than Cosmo Kramer on this one. #masterofmydomain

  • mem_somerville

    Heh. I watched someone in my twitter circle spend an entire day looking for software solutions to keeping off social media, or consider coding some little tools himself.

    I was shocked to find out that there actually are such tools. I mean, c’mon, just have some self-discipline.

    But perhaps I’m just from a different era. I understand how to type without facebook and twitter nearby.


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About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a NYC-based journalist, and an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. His work has appeared in Slate, Science, Discover, and the Washington Post magazine, among other outlets. From 2000 to 2008, he was a senior editor at Audubon Magazine. In 2008-2009, he was a Fellow at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism, in Boulder, where he studied how a changing environment (including climate change) influenced prehistoric societies in the U.S. Southwest. He covers a wide range of topics, from conservation biology and biotechnology to urban planning and archaeology.


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