The Displacive Fallacy: new media don’t replace old media

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

From a Tweet by @timoreilly: Lovely piece about how technologies don’t just replace one another. Search for 3rd occurrence of “Displacive Fallacy” In high-technology societies, like the United States, our enthusiasm for the new leads us to what I call the Displacive Fallacy. This is the belief that a new technology displaces the old, […]