What Are We Searching For in Isolation?

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Quarantine, self-isolation, or simply social distancing; this pandemic has most of us spending a lot more time at home than we are used to. But most of us aren’t alone. Many of us have housemates or families, and after about 48 hours we’ve learned a lot about how to be together, and when to be alone.

We also have the Internet.

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Non-fiction concerning current major crises and how people are responding. Includes psychological, economic, cultural, and evolutionary ideas.

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Rob Brooks

Rob Brooks

Professor. Studies links between evolution, culture, econ & tech. New book: Artificial Intimacy: Digital Lovers, Virtual Friends & Algorithmic Matchmakers.

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