Monthly Archives: December 2011

Beginning a discourse on “Why “interactive tv” failed for decades… based on the invention of Newspapers

Starting in the 1960s there were a long series of utterly failed attempts to create “interactive television”. A structuralist analysis, based on history and McLuhanistic insight, tells us why they all failed – and why there is now an explosion … Continue reading

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Rapid change is hard to see when you are in the middle of living it

Even rapid change is hard to see when you are in the middle of living it. Book publishing and book stores are an example; most retailers are going the way of Tower Records – only the used market will be … Continue reading

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