Novelist Douglas Coupland speaks at the Memory Marathon at the Serpentine Gallery in London.
“If you’re in prison and you want time to go more quickly just stay online.
If you’re having a really good patch in your life right now, maybe stay away from the internet, stretch it out.
In 2012, the ultimate cruel or snobby thing you can say to someone else is,
‘Oh I experience more time than you do.’
‘We were in Madrid last week for three days and it felt like five.’”
My dreams and memories have become 2-dimentional. I have been dreaming in a screen format, rather than in the 3-dimentions. I’ve decided to drastically reduce my internet time.