Over lunch one day an acquaintance of mine criticised my theory of response. “Not everyone writing on the Internet is doing so in order to get a response,” he said. “Take me, for example – I have a blog about… Read More ›
McLuhan wrote that the tools shape not only users and their needs, but the entire environment as well. Thus, the automobile has given rise to several industries, and a network of highways and roadside infrastructure, including motels, supermarkets, etc. Arguably,… Read More ›
Myth about rubbish content on the Internet. How filters create a customized “The Daily Me” for everyone.
Sure, in terms of how information appears on the Internet, it could be compared with a rubbish dump. Everything gets in. But far from everything circulates and finds an end-user. In reality, nobody uses rubbish. There are no restrictions on… Read More ›
“Over 6,000 years of literary civilisation, there have been perhaps 300 million authors: people capable of communicating their opinion beyond their own physical circles. Now, thanks to the Internet, in the historical blink of an eye, the number of authors… Read More ›
Cats have the force. Amusing cats are the infant school of civil activism. It is precisely via cats that the beginner media activist learns that well-chosen content provokes a reaction to personal activity way beyond their personal circle. Cats give… Read More ›
Now let’s imagine that everyone’s social network is built as inevitable realization of the probable coincidence, and that all these personal networks are interconnected and interact. What evolves is a highly fluid environment with extremely strong gravitation, where people and… Read More ›
Free content, crisis of media, guerilla journalism, death of newspaper, content marketing, Russian protests and Arab Spring, social media boom, the Viral Editor, civil journalism, end of the Gutenberg era, shortening of the length of reading, FON debates, evolution of… Read More ›