Digimodernism: Survival of the Fittest

Do you still believe in the postmodernism fairy? Is your world defined by a self-reflective, ironic culture that parodies and mimics itself in an attempt to disprove any black and white reality? If it is, you are so yesterday. Postmodernism is history. If postmodernism feels safe, almost nostalgic to you, it’s probably because it’s now an … Continue reading Digimodernism: Survival of the Fittest

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Technology Hypochondria

New York Times journalist Nick Bilton talks about technology hypochondria in his book 'I Live in the Future and Here's How It Works'. He reminds us that the steam train, travelling at speeds greater than 20 miles per hour was thought to cause people’s bones to fall apart. Others speculated that people travelling at this speed … Continue reading Technology Hypochondria

The Internet is the New Campfire

It wasn't that long ago that stories were told predominantly around the campfire. The oral storytelling tradition has been around much longer than the print tradition, made ubiquitious and accessable by Johannes Gutenberg in the 14th century. But things are changing. Bricks and mortar bookshops are shutting down, print material is being replaced by e-material, and … Continue reading The Internet is the New Campfire