Have you ever met someone who’s like really into musical theatre and it’s the most important thing in the world to them? Twitter people are just like that too.
Given the affordances of different social media platforms. How does one demonstrate taste in the digital realm?
There’s even more Geocities related things I wanted to mention that didn’t make it in to yesterdays episode!
This episode is about what happens when the metaphors we use change. But mostly it’s about Geocities.
After 10 years of meditation, I’ve concluded it’s not an act of self care. It’s an act of colossal self indulgence.
Lot’s wife was transformed into a pillar of salt because she looked back. I fear the same will happen to me if I were to look back on 2022
Alright then that’s it for 2022. 45 episodes, 3 3/4 hours audio read from approximately 42k words of script.
Perhaps things that are meaning-less can be made meaning-full by stepping away from them?
Steady state capitalist realism and cultural fracking has got so bad they are rebooting the damn moon landings.
It’s not the truth of a cultural object that matters. But the collective truth that arises from consensus of interpretation.
Be aware, podcasting, blogging etc is a very different experience of social media than using big platforms. Firstly, you have to pay.
Here’s my hot take: If you only download, only consume the Internet and never upload. You’re doing it wrong.
In the twilight age of Web 2, Metaverse is as good a word as any for people who wish to re-imagine the future of the internet
You are leaving a place that has done immense damage to our society and culture. You and I both share in that complicity
The biggest problem a creative person faces is that between ‘The Dream’ and ‘The Having Done’ is ‘The Doing’.
As a symbol of the copyright regime of the 20thC. A permissive Mickey in the metaverse seems like an interesting experiment to try.