Frontline: digital_nation

Douglas Rushkoff is back with another Frontline. A man who’s made a name for himself as a “ponderer” of all things mass media, Rushkoff’s work is usually intriguing (Merchants of Cool), if not pedantic (Growing Up Online). The latest, Digital Nation, deals with the effects technology has on development and education. It then touches on the effects “virtual” worlds have on real-life relationships and culture. … Continue reading Frontline: digital_nation

Remembering MJ on Evite

If the media circus surrounding Michael Jackson’s death weren’t enough… If the buckling of the internet itself weren’t enough… Now we’re getting the commercial tributes. It’s one thing to see that Amazon encourages me to “Discover the great works of Michael Jackson“: But I was surprised to learn that “Remembering MJ” is now a party theme on Evite: Yes, that’s right. An Evite party theme. … Continue reading Remembering MJ on Evite