Historical Who is Who

McLUHAN, Marshall

1911 - 1980
Canada
LITERATURE

 

From his research in contemporary culture and technology, he concluded that the media of communication are even more determinative of civilisation than the information they convey. Thus printing and mass media create different human beings than existed before them. He would find the evidence from mobile phone and internet usage to elaborate this hypothesis.

Life

Writings

 Video

'The Future of Man in the Electric Age' (16 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pcoC2l7ToI

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