Apple Branded A Cult, Android Branded A Monopoly… Tech News Digest (8)

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He and his co-pilot, Rebecca Shaw, chatted—about their families, their careers, the personalities of air-visitors controllers—because the plane cruised uneventfully alongside its northwesterly route at sixteen,000 ft. The Q400 was nicely into its method to the Buffalo airport, its touchdown gear down, its wing flaps out, when the pilot’s control yoke began to shudder noisily, a signal that the aircraft was dropping elevate and risked going into an aerodynamic stall.

To them, fragmentation spells the tip of a standard cultural discussion board, or worse, the beginning of media enclaves and sphericules” that scarcely interact (Gitlin, 1998; Katz, 1996; Sunstein, 2007). Whereas there’s little doubt that broadcasters and essential-stream shops have seen their audiences erode in favor of newer options, the instruments we use to trace fragmentation inform us surprisingly little about audience loyalties and how public consideration strikes throughout digital media. This paper critiques what we know of viewers fragmentation, presents new methods for understanding the phenomenon, and speculates on the future of media consumption.

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For all of McLuhan’s extraordinary impression as a thinker in the twentieth century, the University of Toronto by no means saw fit to support his institution of a correct doctoral program. Classes and seminars had been conducted in the Coach House—aptly right behind the Medieval Studies Building. The ambience when I gave a lecture there within the late seventies was of a gaggle of heretics hiding in the catacombs of Rome, stealing nights and time and insight as we may.