Tag Archives: Marshall McLuhan

Focus On The Present

We should focus on the present, rather than on the past.  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 past are condemned … 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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GEORGE’S OFFICE WALL

The American voting “system . . . uses 19th century technology to implement ideas from the 18th century” Will Brunch, Chicago Tribune “A new medium [e.g., the Internet] is never an addition to an old one, nor does it leave … Continue reading

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