Social networks encourage us to take less ownership of our content. That needs to change.
After two decades of sitting on a shelf, my first computer started up just fine (albeit, very slowly and loudly).
Films by Charlie Chaplin and Cecil B. DeMille, books by Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert Frost, and even the “Charleston” are freely available.
Speaking as a longtime fan and frequent consumer, Bandcamp’s utility would only be increased by the addition of some sort of playlist feature.
For better or worse, the internet has become a big collective memory organ.
The impending war with the robots won’t be won in burnt out streets and urban hellscapes à la Terminator, but rather, on the dancefloor.
Are we really OK with operating under the assumption that people can’t change and mature over the years?
If you haven’t been to your local library in awhile, then you might be in for a pleasant surprise.
Sites like Facebook and Google exert massive control over what we read and see. Maybe it’s time to start bypassing them.