It's simple, as the world has gotten easier because technology has gotten better since touch screens have gotten touchier and social networks have filled every social void in our empty soul, we're still searching for substance. Too often social networks can result in the technological equivalent of empty calories—sure it feels good to get liked and sounds good to chat but it's not as genuine and fulfilling as real life.

Shimi Cohen was inspired by Sherry Turkle's book Alone Together and created this wonderful animation that discusses the 'innovation of loneliness'. [Shimi Cohen via TDW]