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, […]

Web 2.0 is just beginning

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Why are so many people suddenly entertaining the thought of the imminent death of Web 2.0? As I understand it, Web 2.0 is just beginning to be used by mass media and businesses: their managers are curious about it, they are giving contracts to explore how it could work for them. The light of dawn […]