Schlagwort-Archiv: Medien


One way to think about effects is to turn the question around; rather than asking how porn affects users, we could ask, Under what conditions would the images in porn not have an effect? In other words, what do men need to be exposed to in order to counter the stories in porn? In media studies we ask similar questions when discussing how to immunize people to the constant flow of consumerist ideology that is paired with capitalism.

Gail Dines: Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality


Google’s decision to kill Google Reader was a turning point in enabling media to be manipulated by misinformation campaigns. The difference between individuals choosing the feeds they read & companies doing it for you affects all other forms of media.

Anil Dash on Twitter


Fernsehen geht gar nicht.

Juli Zeh: Leere Herzen


The golden age of public space only lasted for a few years: Smoking was already gone and screens had not appeared everywhere yet.

Real Remix.

"It's hard to explain, but, for me, just aiming a speely input device, or a Farspark chambre, or whatver you call it ..."
"A speelycaptor."
"... at something doesn't collect what is meaningful to me. I need someone to gather it in with all their senses, mix it round in their head, and make it over into words."

Neal Stephenson: Anathem


Recommended stuff is the best.


Consider that the ability to concentrate without distraction on hard tasks is becoming increasingly valuable in an increasingly complicated economy. Social media weakens this skill because it’s engineered to be addictive. The more you use social media in the way it’s designed to be used — persistently throughout your waking hours — the more your brain learns to crave a quick hit of stimulus at the slightest hint of boredom.

Cal Newport: Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.

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