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Towards an oral pseudo-medieval society…thanks to the internet

Interesting snippet from PhysOrg.com. Seems that a journalist (from the UKs own ‘News of the World’, no less) is concerned that the internet diet of audio and video snippets could annihilate all literary culture and produce a society that revolves around mythology and folkloric symbolism… Continue reading Towards an oral pseudo-medieval society…thanks to the internet

Top 10 Technological Transformations of 2005

New Media Musings: Top 10 Tech Transformations of 2005:

1. The edges gain power. From the video and music worlds to politics and culture, power is increasingly flowing away from the media, from the political elites and from the corporate suits and into the hands of ordinary users who are collectively wielding more influence in all walks of life, mostly thanks to the Internet. The forces of freedom are steadily chipping away at the power of the forces of control. It’s pure beauty. Continue reading Top 10 Technological Transformations of 2005