Technologies of Narcissism: The Printing Press to Facebook

Written by Rachel Armamentos. In a 2005 commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, a story of only two sentences in length was told. Although concise and simple, this story and the speech that followed made an impact on the audience in attendance, as well as to audiences today. […]

Rushkoff: What Happens When Everything Happens Now?

  Douglas Rushkoff gives an engaging 15 minute synopsis of his newest book, Present Shock. Starting with reality TV, he discusses how media influence our experience of time and form the building blocks of our economy. He touches on venture capitalism, medieval feudalism, the Real Housewives of Orange County, the NYSE and more.

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