How Technology Is Muting Our Capacity to Communicate

From analog dreams to digital dystopia

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
4 min readApr 12, 2024

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Last week, I visited a nursing home and was struck by the sense that I had stepped back in time. It felt like I was in a time capsule.

The place was filled with relics of a bygone era: cassette tapes featuring music from before I was born, VHS tapes, and a fax machine. In one of the…

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.