Category Archives: Web 2.0

Is the file metaphor dead?

In his bestselling book, “You Are Not a Gadget”, Jaron Lanier talks about our understanding of the humble computer “file” as an entrenched software philosophy becoming invisible through ubiquity: “files are now part of life”: The file is a set … Continue reading

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We aren’t angels – Andrew Keen book review

“…we aren’t angels. We don’t always do the right thing. That is why we have enacted laws that help us to regulate our darker impulses and behaviours”. This is one of the key arguments that Andrew Keen advances against the … Continue reading

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