RE: electric meme bombs (an aside)

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Thu 31 Oct 2002 - 16:19:03 GMT

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    >An aside
    > <Correction:
    > > "We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us."
    > > --Marshall McLuhan
    > >
    > > Bill>
    > >
    > It's interesting to see how McLuhan, once marginalised in media
    >studies as too much of a technological determinist, is coming back into
    >vogue with the emergence of new media technologies like the internet.
    > Whatever, McLuhan and others like him (Harold Innis perhaps?) would
    >probably be major players in this kind of discussion were they around to
    >hear it.
    > Vincent
    Arthur Conan Doyle said it first, putting the words in the mouth of his famous character, Sherlock Holms.


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