Friday, January 19, 2018
Coatings and Trouserings
Signs in Dundee that survived the Ice Age, the Reformation and the Great Fire. Will they survive the Digital Age and the New Dark Age that follows?
Meanwhile: Funny (or just sad) how all those wonderful and revolutionary glittering enterprises* that once so delighted us with their originality and brilliance quickly crystallize and harden into the greedy, sneaky, cash hungry, manipulative, corporate brick walls that we now allow to dominate and control huge tracts of our economic, entertainment and social lives.
*Amazon, Virgin, Google, YouTube, Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Spotify, eBay etc.
Seems like the time is right for another revolution of some sort. The question is what direction will it come from? Then of course, once it bites, what direction will it take us in?