Tag: Marshall McLuhan

  • The Message in the Medium

    Just finished reading The Medium and the Message by Marshall McLuhan. A few sections struck me in particular: Moderator: What do you suggest as alternatives that we offer instead of the search for identity through violence? McLuhan: Dialogue. The alternative to violence is dialogue, which is a kind of encounter interface with others, people and […]

  • Future Goggles

    “The next medium, whatever it is—it may be the extension of consciousness—will include television as its content, not as its environment, and will transform television into an art form. A computer as a research and communication instrument could enhance retrieval, obsolesce mass library organization, retrieve the individual’s encyclopedic function and flip into a private line […]