For 25 days, the totally wired journalist, comedian and author Baratunde Thurston unplugged from the Internet. Really got away. He talks to The Post’s David Beard about what he learned during those weeks off the grid, an experience he documents in an article for Fast Company.
1. “I’m not as important as I thought” In his Fast Company article, Thurston wrote that his inbox awareness, anxiety and guilt caused him to keep up a swift pace on social media. It took him a week without the Internet for him to notice a sea change in his behavior. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo