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The Coffeelicious

Our addiction to links is making good journalism harder to read

When every article is a labyrinth of choices, it’s impossible for our brains to focus and learn.

One day in the not-too-distant past, a handful of scientists had a novel idea: connect computers around the world to make learning faster and easier. They built a simple framework of digital pages with hyperlinks from one to another. It turned into a pretty big deal.

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