Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All

Saturday, November 27, 2010


Not only are television ads consuming more and more air-time, crowding out more and more real estate on the screen, becoming louder and screechier all the time, but there seems to me to be a quality of real hysteria and mania pervading the sales-pitches, ever more of which seem to be peddling dangerous drugs for amorphous afflictions or appealing to paranoid fears that your home is secretly invisibly suffused with germs or your body subtly sourly smelly. I can't help but think America knows in its shriveled coal-ember heart that it is guilty as sin and that the jig is up.


Lorraine said...

Here's my take on the ad-pocalypse.

Lorraine said...

Oh, and also this.