Homo Deus, A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari (2017) My take: Homo Deus or “Man of God” is a studied and knowledgeable work; as a humanist and existentialist I find myself at intellectual odds with the author’s description of classical liberal, humanism and free will. It’s a bit too stereotypical. That said, Harari […]
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Posted in NPJ Book Review, tagged digitally imprisioned, misinformation, propaganda, technology on 11/21/2016 | Comments Off on NPJ Book Review – Propaganda, The Formation of Men’s Attitudes by Jacques Ellul
Propaganda, The Formation of Men’s Attitudes by Jacques Ellul (1973, Propagandes; original French edition: 1962) Though this book is over 50 years old, Ellul, a French philosopher, professor, sociologist and lay theologian, focused his research on the character and affect produced by propaganda, in the context of modern technology, particularly on people’s lives in making […]
Posted in Interviews, tagged art, Culture, Dr. Viola Timm, Freud, Heidegger, internet, language, liberal arts tradition, literature, psychoanalysis, public health, secularization, Shakespeare, technology on 09/20/2016 | Comments Off on I Culture Therapy, Interview with Dr. Viola Timm
Prof. Dr. Viola Timm was a Hayman PhD at the University of California and a Mellon researcher at Johns Hopkins University. She has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Irvine, New York University, and the University of Fortaleza, Brazil among other academic institutions. She writes about public health, Shakespeare, psychoanalysis and […]
Posted in Interviews, tagged Creospan, David Chisholm, Inc., smart watches, technology, telecommunications, touch screen, wifi, wireless communications on 06/22/2015 | Comments Off on Wireless networks, Interview with David Chisholm
Executive Director of Engineering & Network Services for Creospan, Inc., David Chisholm leads both the business development and delivery of wireless networks, including design, deployment and testing, with a strong focus on DAS and Small Cell and turn-key wireless communications solutions (both voice and data).