Internet: Trapped In An Andrew Niccol Film

Whatever Happened To The Internet Dream (part 4) This is the 4th in a series about the affect of Internet on society.  Part 1 was the new mass media, part 2 the new politics and religion, part 3 movies and TV.  Today's topic: social instability brought on by technology. Andrew Niccol is a screenwriter/director who …

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Internet: The Decline of Movies and TV

Whatever Happened To The Internet Dream? (Part 3) In part 1, I complained how the internet has ruined culture, and in part 2 how it is ruining politics and religion.  Today I delve into an area that is a little more personal: movies and TV. 1999: The Year That Didn't Change Movies 1999, is a …

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Internet: The Death of Politics and Religion

Whatever Happened To The Internet Dream? (Part 2) Something I almost never do in this blog is talk about politics and religion, and I am only going to talk about it in the most generic terms here.  My thesis for today is that the wealth of information available through the internet is having unexpected consequences …

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