Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields, by John McCrae. Read by Gord, Kristen, Kara, Mike, Randomdad, Mark, and me, for LibriVox. I believe it was our first “weekly poem,” and was Mike’s idea. These were all recorded around November 11, 2005.

Information Society, Circa 1981

I think this guy was on to something, when he wrote this in 1980: In the information society (1) information, the axis of socio-economic development, will be produced by the information utility … a computer-based public infrastructure … (2) self-production of information by users will increase; information will accumulate, (3) this accumulated information will expand […]