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Personal presence : Because it’s impossible to not like

Tonight I met old college friends at a wine bar.
How we encountered? Simple. “The Internet”, more exactly Facebook, because that’s the only available platform, because nobody has the email address of nobody. It was weird because with online interactions, when someone asks you, “hey do you want to meet?”, you are not really thrilled, or you ask yourself if you would be thrilled, and you hesitate indefinitely. Then, when you don’t see any objection, you finally say “ok, sure!”, and then it becomes real, beware, you have to say yes and meet for REAL. Big deal. But it doesn’t become real until you make sure “so are we really meeting tomorrow?”, “sure, yes”. Let’s go.
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