Archive of Posts from April 2012
Douglas Rushkoff: My Preface to Boorstin's The Image
Rushkoff looks back at Boorstin's seminal media book written in the Mad Men era. He describes our collective nostalgia for those times as: "Those last wonderful moments before we drifted off to sleep."
Ask MetaFilter: Books on history that are a delight to read.
Great recommendations for good history reads.
"HistoryTag records the histories of specially tagged things, so you can see how they were made and how they live in the world." The Internet of Things is off and running. This is a great idea.
Joshua Schacter's latest project: tagging people's Twitter handles with skills they can perform. It's a way to see what people are known for among their peers. More tagging!