Tag Archives: Marshall McLuhan

A Guided Videodrome Review using ChatGPT

I’m in the midst of preparing for AI106, and I wanted to finally dig in a bit on ChatGPT using some of the advice proffered by Middlebury’s prompting poetry exercise “It’s Not Magic, It’s Math.” I wanted to start with … Continue reading

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The ds106 99: #38 Dr. Oblivion

As this semester’s iteration of ds106 ends—-yesterday marked my final meetings with all the UMW students—I’m pretty much done with grading and ready to reflect more intensely on the whole process. What struck after the final exam is how much … Continue reading

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An inventory of preliminary effects

Wow, I sat down for a good two hours this afternoon while the chilluns were asleep and made my way through the first part of Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage, and I have to say that just about … Continue reading

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Audio of “The Medium is the Massage” from Ubuweb

I am currently embarking on the journey of reading Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage for the first time. I have set up a distributed reading group here after discussing with Rafael Alvarado and Ed Webb the idea of … Continue reading

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Marshall McLuhan is a Tripper

Image thanks to characterzero99 “As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of “do it yourself.” Marshall McLuhan, from the Essential McLuhan.  Edited by Eric … Continue reading

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