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Abha Dawesar:
Life in the "digital now"

TEDGlobal 2013 · 12:01 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Abha Dawesar: Life in the "digital now"
12:01 · Filmed June 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013 · Subtitles available in 25 languages

One year ago, Abha Dawesar was living in blacked-out Manhattan post-Sandy, scrounging for power to connect. As a novelist, she was struck by this metaphor: Have our lives now become fixated on the drive to digitally connect, while we miss out on what's real?

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Abha Dawesar writes to make sense of the world — herself included. Full bio
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