Skip to comments.JG Ballard Predicted Social Media In 1977
Posted on 06/25/2013 10:44:33 AM PDT by Perdogg
He made this uncanny observation in a Vogue essay.
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It’s the fundamental human sin. It’s always been that way.
JG Ballard Predicted Social Media In 1977
Late to the party.
Social Media has been around for thousands of years. From tribal drums, to smoke signals, to sending mail, to the telegraph and telephone, to computers and ....
Who knows what the future will bring.
But to have “predicted” this in 1977? Whatever.
I'm gonna go with self-absorbtion
... some say po-TAY-to, others say po-TAH-to.
Fredrick Brown predicts the Internet, sort of, in 1954
Vanity of Vanities... all is vanity.
You couldn’t be more right, CC. There’s a reason that Pride is considered a mortal sin, and I believe we’re seeing that play out.
I thought it was Andy Warhol when he predicted that everybody would get their fifteen minutes of fame.
I'm hoping mine is more along the lines of performing a dramatic rescue, and less along the lines of being a warning to others...
He couldn’t predict the demise of “video-tape” though. ;d
The Jetsons had everybody smoking.
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