Over the weekend, with some loving criticism from my brilliant non-nerd wife, I started to sense that I got a bit ahead of myself with this blog. 1,301 more words
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Social Media (further referred to as SM) creates new norms and structures in the way we interact socially, particularly in relation to space and time. They enable the formation of communities regardless of their geographic proximity and the participation in conversations by large numbers of people simultaneously. 1,123 more words
McLuhan, Marshall and Quentin Fiore. The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects. Berkeley, CA: Gingko Press, Inc., 1996.
A “collide-oscope of interfaced situations” (10) and a mini-manyfesto of graphic design mixed with media theory, McLuhan and Fiore’s brief text celebrates the technological and (counter)cultural innovations of the late 1960s, “our electrically-configured whirl” (150). 241 more words