Archive for the 'Online' Category


Internet Ignorance

There’s an amazing story on the “New York Times” app: “Trump Won the Internet. Democrats Are Scrambling to Take It Back. – In the era of big data, memes and disinformation, the Democrats are trying to regain their digital edge as the president and his loyalists dictate the term of the debate” Bottom line? There’s […]

Don’t Change For The Critics

Only Trump has figured this out in the social media age, one with incessant messages, most of which go ignored. Used to be even if you were ultra-famous, you never heard from the hoi-polloi. The average citizen was a nobody who could only vote by consuming or not. Furthermore, there were few offerings, and real […]

What The Web Has Wrought

First everybody played. Now everybody’s pissed. For years it was new and exciting. The connection of AOL, the gadgets of Apple, the social networking of Facebook and the arrival of the smartphone. The promise was an improved society, where we were all networked and all important. But it didn’t turn out that way. We didn’t […]

CNNi

Yazhou was in Hong Kong. Maybe you grew up with this technology, but for those of us who grew up in the twentieth century, it’s positively amazing. It’s kind of like asking my mother what it was like before television, I couldn’t fathom it. And now I’ve lived through a revolution myself, a technical revolution, […]