NPR's Marketplace: Connected: Looking at love, death and technology in the 21st century
Kai Ryssdal: It is, most of the time, great to be connected -- to be able to reach somebody by text or get that nugget of information you need whenever you need it. The flip side, of course, is that other people can reach you, too. And there's just so much information out there. Pretty much the definition of mixed bag.
Tiffany Shlain is a technophile to the core. She founded the Webby Awards, the Oscars of the Internet. She thinks about this stuff a lot and has put together a new film exploring what exactly it means to be so connected. It's called, of course, "Connected." It premieres in Los Angeles tomorrow. New York in a couple of weeks. Welcome to the program. Read more here.