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Damon Brown

Damon Brown

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Does the enduring habit of jotting quick notes on napkins say something poignant about human nature? In this thoughtful talk, Damon Brown examines the impact of modern communication media on the way we work and live.

Damon Brown is a 2014 TED Active speaker and the author of the TED Books title, Our Virtual Shadow: Why We Are Obsessed With Documenting Our Lives Online. Brown is a prolific pop culturist with 14 books, numerous articles for popular magazines and websites, an iPhone app called So Quotable, and appearances on CNN, NPR, C-SPAN, G4TV, BBC World, CBC and Sirius Radio to his credit. He is a consultant to several publishers and technology firms, and sits on the board of directors at the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the advisory board of Nextt.