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Technology, Formation, Community, and Narrative in the Digital Age (Michael Sacasas)

Alastair Roberts

Technology, Formation, Community, and Narrative in the Digital Age (Michael Sacasas)

July 3, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Michael Sacasas, one of the most thoughtful contemporary commentators on technology and media, joins me for a wide-ranging conversation.

Read more of his work here:

'The Analog City and the Digital City': https://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/the-analog-city-and-the-digital-city

Narrative Collapse: https://theconvivialsociety.substack.com/p/narrative-collapse

Sign up for The Convivial Society newsletter: https://theconvivialsociety.substack.com/

The Frailest Thing: https://thefrailestthing.com/the-frailest-thing/

Frailest Thing compilation book: https://gumroad.com/l/CWRfq

Recommended Books:

Neil Postman, 'Technopoly': https://amzn.to/3gt3u9J

Marshall McLuhan, 'Understanding Media': https://amzn.to/2NP2GQu

Walter Ong, 'Orality and Literacy': https://amzn.to/2NVxkaK

Albert Borgmann, 'Power Failure': https://amzn.to/38somuY

Ivan Illich, 'Tools for Conviviality': https://amzn.to/2Asqnel

Jacques Ellul, 'The Technological Society': https://amzn.to/31IYSZi

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