Re: SOC: "WIRED" survey on "the Digital Citizen"

Michael Lorrey (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 03:18:55 -0500

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> > By their definitions I am "semi-connected".
> > At work I have two phone lines, voice mail, a pager, an Internet
> > email address, and two PCs on a network which includes a T1...
> Yes, their standards are a bit strange. I, too, am "semi-connected"
> despite getting a MB of email a week (30 lists), having my own
> domain, a 4-machine network at home, and a dedicated connection at
> work (here I work as a Webmaster), because I lack a cell phone and
> pager. Sometimes even the connected want to be unreachable.

SOunds like the article was written by someone living the Hollywood idea
of success. I for one consider a cell phone and a pager to be more of an
enslavement than an aid. A person who is truly connected posesses the
ability, willingness, and freedom to tell the rest of the world to
bugger off when the need strikes.

			Michael Lorrey
------------------------------------------------------------	Inventor of the Lorrey Drive
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