Companies could, instead of playing Yavli’s cat-and-mouse game with ad blockers, work on creative ways to communicate in authentic ways with consumers, without advertising. Of course, that would require the companies to develop some understanding of cultural authenticity.
When one of my kids logged into play Minecraft yesterday, this message appeared: I laughed out loud in recognition. My challenge to you in cultural archeology: can you explain (or better yet, recall) the meaning of the statement on this screen?
Two weeks ago, I “upgraded” from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, drawn by the promise of… a) talking to a computer like Jean-Luc Picard, and b) relief from the slow, pointless Start screen. For two weeks, I tried to make Windows 10 work. I enjoyed