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living less and giving less

The 12th chapter of the Powers book, ‘Hamlet’s Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age’, is the start of section 3: In Search of Depth. 260 more words

The Hive Mind

I seem to start all my posts with a personal anecdote, and whatever our universe really is, it seems keen to ensure that this post is no exception. 2,364 more words

Communications theory is never easily communicated

Week 6 was about technological determinism, simulacra and a variety of other communications theory buzzwords. The reading was by Andrew Murphie and John Potts, a chapter of… 290 more words


Time Not To Think

I realize that I think differently now.  I find that I am not inclined to think about things as critically as I did before.  During the years of my marriage there was one thing that the entire family did, and that was think broadly and thoroughly.   528 more words


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Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian philosopher, teacher, critic and theorist of communication, a pioneer in the study of media. In the late 70s, he coined the term… 789 more words

Actor Trainning

#rawthought: And Our Tools Shape Us

One of my favourite lines from media theorist and muse of mine, Marshall McLuhan, is

“we become what we behold. We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us” 654 more words

Amy Burvall