With Chatbots The Medium Impacts the Message

The Medium Of Choice Determines The Presentation Of the Message


Daily engagement rate of selected mobile social media apps among Android users in the United States as of August 2019.

We can’t anymore go home and leave the world behind. We don’t want to.

Our mediums confers a mythic dimension on us as ordinary individuals. By mythical it is implied exaggerated and idealized.

AI: 4th Industrial Revolution in Perspective

Without a clear understanding of the previous three industrial revolutions, the fourth cannot be interpreted.

Number of artificial intelligence (AI) companies in China in 2018, by province

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Share of generational groups who think artificial intelligence will end the world in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017


The affordances of the environment are what it offers the animal, what it provides or furnishes, either for good or ill. The verb to afford is found in the dictionary, the noun affordance is not. I have made it up. I mean by it something that refers to both the environment and the animal in a way that no existing term does. It implies the complementary of the animal and the environment.

— James J. Gibson

This is Not an Apple, 1964 — Rene Magritte
WhatsApp with minimal Affordances

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