Surely writing has been in flux and evolution since our earliest etchings, and the advent of the internet has only ushered in yet another transformative epoch to the practice. So how does the post-to-share structure of social media change the act of stringing words together? I am wondering: is there a difference between ‘posting’ and …
I am not convinced that ‘online communities’ will be defined as ‘communities’ indefinitely: it is quite possible some future generation might rebel against pixel-based approximations of human interaction as the sham of their parent’s age.
The biggest problem with social media? It is designed to give us exactly the opposite of what we truly want in life.
Professor Tim Blackmore joins us to critique the nomenclature of contemporary public discourse.
The value of sharing an idea for the sake of the idea itself cannot be conflated with how many times the page is viewed.
Yesterday I learned how to do a media query in CSS. When I learn bits of code I am always taken aback by how the complexity of computer languages is only surpassed by its creativity. Coding, even if it appears like gibberish, is 100% human. We made this stuff up. And, like verbal language, digital …
Humanity is animated by a voracious curiosity about the products of its own imagination.
When an idea acutely changes the way I live my life, does really matter who had the idea first?
Has the Internet broadened the gap between the smart and the dumb?
What if we thought of everything we posted online as an act of building or eroding the trust of others?