Individual media development of children should repeat the evolution of the species – step by step, not leapfrogging to the last and most attractive stage, digital media.
The miniscule but instant hormonal reward for a mere click rewires the brain and reshapes society. We’re not just spending time on the Internet. We are investing time in its improvement.
When used by a person, a fence is an instrument to protect and defend, a further extension of the skin, beyond clothes and huts. However, when used by a culture, a fence is an environmental force that transforms a nomadic… Read More ›
Journalism is a creative human practice. This, according to widespread opinion, makes it harder for robots to replicate. However, writing algorithms are already widely used in the news media to produce articles and thereby replace human journalists. In 2016, Wordsmith,… Read More ›
People still act in virtual reality in a mostly natural way, as “physical beings”, which is obviously predefined by their (our) previous experience. Moreover, the content of the virtual reality is still the physical reality. This reflects McLuhanian ideas of… Read More ›
Artificial flavours, augmented senses, immersive media, augmented reality, virtual reality By shaping the media environment, media are able to tune the human sensorium according to their “bias”. Equipped with ideasthesia/synesthesia, the sensorium follows the environment. In its turn, thanks to… Read More ›
The technological shock has to do with the mess in space and is accompanied by the temporal shock that has to do with the compression of time. In previous eras, each of which contained a number of successive generations, people… Read More ›
Media futurist Andrey Miroshnichenko talks about the ways internet changes our daily lives. Polina Ryzhova 28.09.2015, 13:32, Gazeta.ru Twitter revolutions, religious extremism, “the new Dark Age” – these are social reactions towards the fast-paced media evolution of recent years, says… Read More ›
The ecological approach to humans’ adaptation to the digital environment is rooted in the ideas of traditional ecology, yet it turns these ideas upside down. The main idea of a traditional environmental movement is to protect the environment from human… Read More ›
In the age of total algorithmization, the wrongness of a performance becomes the value. Wrongness proves the authenticity of things.