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31 August 2013

9:00 AM

31 August 2013

9:00 AM

Some take ‘selfies’ of their shaving cuts. Others set up fatuous Facebook pages pleading to be ‘liked’. Many more propel themselves headlong into the Twitterverse or Twittersphere or whatever that vast empty space of idiocy and bigotry is called in order to attract fervent followers by the, er, hundreds.

One way or another, we’ve all had our crack at ‘going digital’, eager to prove that unlike the Luddites of old we have no fear whatsoever of technological advances and, quite the opposite, are utterly at ease with the shiny new way of doing things in this high-paced, constantly evolving, staggeringly innovative...

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