Sherry Turkle’s 2012 TED Talk, Connected, But Alone? presents the latest iteration of her research on human-technology interaction. … Continue reading
The Kony 2012 video came up on my iPhone contemporaneously while eating at Zabar’s in NYC with a German academic.
I concur with Zeynep Tufekci’s argument that Internet instigated movements are easy to organize, but may be more disruptive than revolutionary in effecting social change. … Continue reading
Timothy Lee wrote on Internet-based challenges to the political scene prior to the November 2016 elections. In retrospect, his observations were particularly prescient.
This is my response to James Moore’s article, “The Second Superpower” in Extreme Democracy.
Many of us thought the Internet would level the playing field in politics, governance, publishing and any system entailing information exchange back in the late 1980s to early 1990s. Alas, I am of that age…
Dear Julia et al. Some feedback on your article… … Continue reading
With reference to David Weinberger’s exegesis, please watch…
The good coming out of Caitlin Dewey’s article on the “Facebook Fake News-Writer” is that people will be more generally aware of the problem.
Dear David: Regarding the old news post (is that a triple oxymoron or subliminal irony?)…