The buffering icon here represents my hopes for the many ways that my social media feeds can satisfy my longings at any given moment. They rarely do, though I believe that we are half in love with the buffering icon here because it represents the promise of intimacy or excitement across the distances that separate us.

Jason Farman writes about the act of waiting concerning our relationship with technology in Fidget Spinners (2017). An artwork which runs in sync with the text.