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.
How can the CENTER, not the extremes, become better liked, shared, and more profitable at the level of the very design of social media and the news media? The answer is worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize.
A review of Lance Strate’s “Media Ecology: An Approach to Understanding the Human Condition”.
There are no phenomena that we experience without mediation of our tools, interfaces, and technologies. So, what else, if not media, do we need to learn first and foremost about everything to get that everything right?
The new function of the media is a semblance of notary service. After that, a disturbing event “comes into effect” as disturbing for certain reasons. Basically, the news media are now needed to explain exactly how outrageous an outrageous event is.
The internet is not about just replacing newspapers. It’s about how the news ecosystem is now organized. Journalism used to have a monopoly over news delivery and agenda-setting. This monopoly is now gone.
Human as media: The Emancipation of Authorship is the potential given to the majority of citizens to promote (or publish) their ideas far beyond their immediate circle.
With the limited access to authorship in the predigital eras, the linear and structured written narrative fostered “long-range” rationality. Non-literate media, starting with radio, TV and now the internet, favour “short-sighted” emotionality.
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 ›
Why polarisation is a media effect and what we can do about it. Populism and polarisation are structurally embedded into this social-economic symbiosis. This media hardware can and must work only with this cultural software. Excerpts from the paper. Full… Read More ›