Reading the interview with Edge website proprietor John Brockman in the Observer, I was struck by how influenced he was by Marshall McLuhan.
Did some research on McLuhan and he is described as a media guru, coining such expressions as “the global village” and “the medium is the message”.
Had a brief look at some of the articles and conversations, seems like an interesting concept combining expertise from technology and art.
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Interesting initiative from Dr. Martin Mc Aleese and involving several large tech companies (HP, Cisco) to encourage ideas to help Ireland out of the economic doldrums. It is called “Your Country Your Call” and anyone with an idea can submit it tothe site. My personal favourite so far is from Damien McElvana and it proposes developing an Irish games industry:Read Damien’s proposal here