Friends Fom the Internet

The Internet represents a broadening of the spectrum of relationships we can have…

Given that I work from home and am involved with an open-source technology project, I relate to a lot of what this article discusses. There are many people I’ve met in person only briefly, or never at all, but with whom I interact regularly and whom I consider good friends. Moving last year further pushed my relationships online as my family and formerly-IRL friends are now a continent away.

Read “Let’s Really Be Friends: A defense of online intimacy” from The New Republic at http://www.newrepublic.com/article/121183/your-internet-friends-are-real-defense-online-intimacy.

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