Cultural Homogeneity

Tim Wu, in The Master Switch, explains that “the age of ‘mass media’ upended by cable television was … a period of unprecedented cultural homogeneity” (214). This quote drove me to want to look at how cultural homogeneity may still exist in the present day. I cannot argue against Wu when he explains that, “since the 1980s, […]

Will History Repeat Itself?

Humans have been curious creatures throughout the beginning of time. For it is almost as if we have an unspoken duty to discover more about everything as much as we possibly can. Now don’t get me wrong there are things in life I rather not known about, but whether I choose to discover it myself, […]

What about the Right side?

Creativity is defined as the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms,methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination . It’s something that we all have, but not something that is always acknowledged.     Creativity gives individuals the chance to express themselves in a […]

One of the few things worth hitting Reply All for

The podcast, ‘Reply All,’ was launched by Gimlet Media in 2014 as one of the podcasts that support the company. ‘Reply All’ is hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman who used to host a technology and culture radio broadcast before they came to the show. The show has a similar feeling to This American […]

The Hidden Brain

Technology has become a major part of society. As technology grows, and becomes more invested into our lives, different sources of entertainment develop. Podcasts, a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a variety of ways. Over the past nine years, the U.S. has […]