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    The Rise of the Slow Web Movement

    Time to unplug, but just halfway. As the internet grows ever-more present — and ever faster — some people are using technology to try to slow life down, embracing not just old-school dial-up access at cafés, but apps that delay opening messages for up to a decade or that ask you to focus on the things you’ve already accomplished instead of your yet-to-be-done list. It’s a half-detox from digital overload, say fans, who’d rather step back a bit than renounce online life and move into a cave.

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