Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Imagineering and Invention

This great clip from Steal This Film stars Virtualpolitik pal Siva Vaidhyanathan discussing how the invention of print destabilized existing political, social, and religious orders and yet how new such new technologies don't necessarily effect cultural revolutions or even significant change. Make sure to listen at least to the point in which he talks about the word "imagineering" in ways that the Disney corporation certainly never intended. You can browse other clips from notable digital rights scholars here.

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