Summer Post #20 : Present Shock

Here are 2 thought-provoking articles on how our technologies are fundamentally changing our behavior and psyche.

THE TERROR OF REAL TIME, by Douglas Rushkoff

and

THE ERA of CONSTANT PHOTOGRAPHY

You can read more about Present Shock on Rushkoff’s book site: http://www.rushkoff.com/present-shock/

or watch him here (with David Weinberger, who I met this summer):

0313_presentshock-xlTo what extent do you feel you are suffering from :

NARRATIVE COLLAPSE, DIGIPHRENIA, OVERWINDING, FRACTALNOIA, or APOCALYPTO?

 

Summer Post #12: What Makes the Best Photo?

Some interesting analytics led social scientists to make predictions as to what makes the most powerful photograph on social media.

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