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For some, we get lost in media

I opened up a copy of the New York Times today, and in an empty space within an article, there was a blurb that reads Social networks put individuals at the center of their own media universes — I am … Continue reading Continue reading

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Voluntourism

In a recent podcast episode, Eliza Rubin mentioned „voluntourism“ (see episode #28 for her explanation of the term). Here, I want to apply the concept to the web / internet / online space – so basically: virtual voluntourism. In my … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why people used to go to church + why they now go to Google + Facebook instead

In case you haven’t seen them yet, check out Part 1 and Part 2. For many years, I have maintained that Google is something like the Pope of the Internet: Google’s index functions quite similarly to what used to be … Continue reading
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How the Traditional Publishing Complex Tamed the Mob … and What Outsiders Could Learn from Justine Musk

So far, the Internet has only experienced one major crash: The very poorly named “Dot Com” crash of 2001. This had nothing to do with the “dot com” top-level domain per se. It had much more to do with a … Continue reading
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Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk,…

One primary reason we share information is to talk about it, to exchange ideas, to profit from discussion…. This has, however, been sorely neglected by many so-called “social media” companies. For them, the reason we share information is for them … Continue reading
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