Hi. This post lists and links to my first 50 posts on this blog, indexing 50 brief critical essays on contemporary media culture. Topics include The Leveson Inquiry, Occupy Wall Street, Privacy, Music, Food, Economics and more. Try one. 1. Happy Birth Day! my blog is born 2. Gifts and Books, Books and Gifts books as…Read more Index of first 50 posts on “You Are Your Media” blog
This has been a busy time, with some long-term artistic projects coming to fruition and others popping up out of the blue. I like to track these on this blog, although it does seem like recently most of my writing here has been about various artistic projects and less about ideas and current events, which…Read more Conversations – Che & Abe
As regular readers of this blog will know, I believe we are living through a profound cultural crisis as digital culture (OS3) undermines and overthrows literate culture (OS2). My new book, You Are Your Media, tracks this conflict across many different social spheres, from food to architecture to business and beyond. Remarkably, we can see…Read more No News Corp. is good news … or is it?
"It is better to give than to receive" goes the old adage, and today I feel it is very much true. Although I hope that tomorrow - or whenever these books I am sending out today arrive on your doorstep - that you will be equally pleased to receive! For today I am sending out…Read more The Gift Edition Goes Out
I have been writing a lot about gifts so far in this blog. Partly because I think Public Gifting and Gift Economies are important practices in the digital OS3 world, just as they are in the oral OS1 world. Also because I am publicly giving away gifts myself. Specifically I am giving away copies of…Read more Giving, Giving, Gone – A Gift Edition Update
Today is my birthday and I am feeling good. Not just because I can be thankful for another year of relatively good health, a loving family and a peaceful, prosperous homeland, but also because with this blog post I am kicking off an exciting new phase of my professional life. Giving birth, if you will,…Read more Happy Birth Day!