I am what I read
Two interesting posts…
Both remind me of a theme in Jaron Lanier’s You Are Not A Gadget, that our perspective on the world is imperceptibly shaped and limited by the tools we use to perceive it: if your spectacles are the wrong prescription, you don’t see things far away; if your search engine tailors results to your tastes, you don’t see what you don’t know; and, if your smartphone makes decisions for you, are you morally accountable or independent?
And Carr’s point about us being driven to connect and share, reminds me of Dave Eggers haunting novel, The Circle
Two longish articles, and two books, all worth a ponder.Organisational Humanity, Seth Godin, Social Media, Technology, Writing