Will the real world be rendered boring and bland by spatial computing? Is this future inevitable? And what would the great Neil Postman have said about all this?
Since my childhood, I have been an in-betweener: one foot in the digital world; one foot in the real world. I'm still doing that today, in 2024 - spending half my days completely offline. Here is what I learned from this.
In his book "Stand Out of Our Light" author James Wilson Williams discusses the misalignment between our goals and the goals of our technologies
The new question for our brave new digital world: "am I doing this for myself or for my online audience?"
Why it is important to know what programmatic advertising is – and how it works
Also: resistance to (tech) resistance
Thought-provoking musings about our tendency to seek out distractions - from intellectuals from the 1930s to the present day