This would have been both on and off topic just about anywhere in the forum, but anyone interested in an innovative use of video to explain the evolution of writing and the web should check this out:
“Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us”
by Michael Wesch, an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University.
you will enjoy,
Wow! That was powerful. Eiron, thanks for pointing us to these things. Food for thought, that one!!
Btw, I started my academic career in cultural anthropology. Interesting to see the directions it is taking!
Part of me believes that any serious creative writer has to be part cultural anthropologist.
Very, very cool, Eiron. Thanks for this.
PS Which part of you?
The part the other parts make fun of for being such a pseudo-intellectual git.