Tyler Without Tyler
By Arnold Kling
Edge devotes its latest symposium to how humans will process information in the current era. Tyler Cowen’s latest book speaks to that issue, but he is nowhere to be found on the symposium. Still, I believe that Nick Bilton does a pretty fair Tyler imitation.
I, feel the same comfort from a pack of informavores rummaging together through the ever-growing pile of information while the analog generation still feels towards an edited newspaper or the neatly packaged one-hour nightly news show…
Every moment of our day revolves around the idea of telling stories. So why should a select group of people in the world be the only ones with a soapbox or the keys to the printing press to tell their stories? Let everyone share their information, build their communities, and contribute to the conversation.