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My favorite UnderstandingMediaquotes<br />Mixed by Maarten Cannaerts<br />Images: www.sxc.hu“Understanding Media” was writ...
After three thousand years of explosion, by means of fragmentary and mechanical technologies, the Western world is implodi...
We approach the final phase of the extensions of man -  <br />the technological simulation of consciousness…<br />
… the creative process of knowing will be collectively extended to the whole of human society<br />
The globe is no more than a village<br />
It is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that <br /> the medium <br />     is <br /> the message<br />
Hello world <br />It was the machine, <br />not what we did with the machine, <br />that was its meaning or message<br />
The ‘message’ of any technology is the change of scale or pace or pattern that it introduces in human affairs.<br />
When IBM discovered that it was not in the business of making business machines, but that it was in the <br />business of ...
Under electric technology, the entire business of man becomes learning and knowing.<br />
All forms of wealth result from the movement of information<br />
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is not king. He is taken to be a hallucinated lunatic.<br />http://www.sxc.h...
Man in the electric age has returned psychically and socially to the nomad state.<br />Now, however, it is called informat...
Any subject taken in depth at once relates to other subjects.<br />In education, the conventional division of the curricul...
Continued in their present patterns of fragmented unrelation, our school curricula will insure a citizenry unable to under...
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  1. 1. My favorite UnderstandingMediaquotes<br />Mixed by Maarten Cannaerts<br />Images: www.sxc.hu“Understanding Media” was written by Marshall McLuhan in 1964<br />
  2. 2. After three thousand years of explosion, by means of fragmentary and mechanical technologies, the Western world is imploding.<br />
  3. 3. We approach the final phase of the extensions of man - <br />the technological simulation of consciousness…<br />
  4. 4. … the creative process of knowing will be collectively extended to the whole of human society<br />
  5. 5. The globe is no more than a village<br />
  6. 6. It is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that <br /> the medium <br /> is <br /> the message<br />
  7. 7. Hello world <br />It was the machine, <br />not what we did with the machine, <br />that was its meaning or message<br />
  8. 8. The ‘message’ of any technology is the change of scale or pace or pattern that it introduces in human affairs.<br />
  9. 9. When IBM discovered that it was not in the business of making business machines, but that it was in the <br />business of processing information, <br />then it began to navigate with clear vision.<br />
  10. 10. Under electric technology, the entire business of man becomes learning and knowing.<br />
  11. 11. All forms of wealth result from the movement of information<br />
  12. 12. In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is not king. He is taken to be a hallucinated lunatic.<br />http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1183862<br />
  13. 13. Man in the electric age has returned psychically and socially to the nomad state.<br />Now, however, it is called information gathering and data processing.<br />
  14. 14. Any subject taken in depth at once relates to other subjects.<br />In education, the conventional division of the curriculum into subjects is outdated. <br />
  15. 15. Continued in their present patterns of fragmented unrelation, our school curricula will insure a citizenry unable to understand the cybernated world in which we live.<br />
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