Quitting the Internet cold turkey

Spam vs. quitting the Internet cold turkey. What would you chose?

Ever tried to quit something cold turkey? What about the Internet? On May 1, 2012, Paul Miller of the tech site The Verge cut himself off from the Internet. No web, no streaming, no email, no texts, or voicemails.

It's now a year later, and Paul has just “woken up”. He says we should all be impressed at how well we use something as complex as the Internet, but also describes the euphoria he experienced after cutting himself off. Click on the audio player above to hear more. 

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio


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