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Internet+ Effects: Control/Regulation

We’re controlled/regulated by the Internet and/plus attendant hard- and software (i.e., by what I call, Internet+). This is well documented in Crary’s book, 24/7 (see my Amazon review below); e.g., when he writes on page 46: “Every new product [hardware]or … Continue reading

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GEORGE’S OFFICE WALL

“Each new technology creates an environment that is itself regarded as corrupt and degrading.” Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media, Critical Edition, p. 13. “News is not what happened but a story about what happened.”  Robert Danton, reviewing Lee McIntyre, Post-Truth, http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/06/28/fantasyland-bunk-greatest-show-on-earth/ “Facebook … Continue reading

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Strategy for Our Internet World

In order to optimize our efforts for change and betterment we need to use the Internet and its accompanying hard-and software,  This is the conclusion of my review of Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep, which … Continue reading

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