Excerpt: On the empathy gap’ from Sherry Turkle’s Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.  (Behavioral Scientist)

Quote of the Day

"Opiates gain deserved attention, but loneliness is the real plague of modern life, when you no longer have to leave home to live, many people don’t."

(Robert Lefsetz)

Chart of the Day

Prosecco is leaving champagne in the dust in the UK.