Nice title. Anyway. In the book The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere Jurgen Habermas writes of the mid 17th European culture with respect to the ability of the non-ruling classes to congregate and discourse on things other than a life of servitude. These groups of people were freed from economic servitude from their royal … Read More “Inquiry into Supercapatilism through the lens of the public sphere” »
Part of an annual compliance training I saw posted on the internet of some random company: “I got a call from a reporter at a local newspaper. She wants to know what I think about a recent event about your employer. Should I talk to her?” Answer: *NO* What? As a journalist by training I … Read More “Don't talk to Reporters?” »
When was the birth of corporate communications? When did human society become so subsumed with the control of information that it required communication control? Perhaps the prehistoric man knows and I bet so do we all. Information is life. It is colors are canvas, enriches are wallet and ends our misery if we are so … Read More “Controlled communication” »
There are a lot of pundits, experts and techno-utopians who think they know what Web 2.0 is. I’ve written about what I think it is. But what does Eric Schmidt the CEO of Google think it is? “Uh, well, Web 2.0 is a marketing term […]” — Eric Schmidt. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0QJmmdw3b0&hl=en] Take that you techno-Utopians!