Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Dec

31

2013

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Omnisciencia

I have self-diagnosed myself with omnisciencia. It's the debilitating state that develops when you try to keep up with everything that's going on.

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Mar

14

2013

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The Modern Minstrels

We don't need minstrel shows or vaudeville now. We have YouTube. Are Sweet Brown and Antoine Dodson the newest version of the old minstrel show?

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Mar

21

2012

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Welcome to the Low Self-Esteem Economy

More of us are being told by businesses that because the economy remains in a muddle, we're all the equivalent of rank beginners. Welcome to the new Low Self-Esteem Economy.

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Nov

22

2011

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If it happened online, it still happened

Tweet There’s pervasive concept that things that happen online deserve a whole different set of words to describe them. We contend daily with new words that there really don’t need new words for, such as hyperlocal, content, and that gossipy reduction of a complex social trend, meme. In the beginning of our collective online existence, techies […]

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Mar

29

2011

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How the Web destroyed our economy

Tweet You’re going to think I’m nuts. But I’m growing convinced: The Web has trashed the American economy. Back in the ’20s, mass production transformed the way we made and bought things. Henry Ford and his magnate brethren learned how to make vast quantities of consumer items quickly, and to sell those consumer items, they […]

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