Tag Archives: Marshall McLuhan

Focus On The Present–Rather Than On The Past Or The Future

We should focus on the present, rather than on the past or the future.  We need to become more aware of our present situation and what we’re now experiencing.   This is contrary to Santayana’s dictum–“Those who cannot remember the … Continue reading

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Internet+ Effects Irresistible

Effects of Internet+ (that is, effects of the Internet plus smartphones, Google, cloud computing, sensors, and other attendant hard- and software) are irresistible, cannot be overcome, largely because these effects are invisible to us; we’re not aware of what they’re … Continue reading

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There’s Always More

Updated April 30, 2020 Most people with food, clothing, and shelter–and usually a whole lot more–are not content with what they have. They want more.  Because there’s always more to be acquired, they’re always discontented. Here’s New York Times columnist, … Continue reading

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GEORGE’S OFFICE WALL

Updated April 30, 2020 “`The technology will be [is?] so good, it will be very hard [impossible?] for people to watch or consume something that has not been tailored for them.’” Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, 2001-2011, quoted in Eli Pariser, … Continue reading

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