Facebook is The New Suburbia

This cartoon was inspired by Matt Mullenweg’s very moving post over on GigaOm, “Open Web FTW”. He’s right, the web needs to stay open, WE need to stay open:

For a year now, I’ve said scripting is the new literacy. That’s something I strongly believe. In Douglas Rushkoff’s latest book, he talks about “program or be programmed.” That is, if you’re not in control of your inputs, you’re not really in control of your outputs either. You’re just a reactionary force.

[NB. gapingvoid is created on WordPress software, Mullenwag's company. I've hung out with him a couple of times. A lovely fellow.]

Comments

  1. I like the drawing. I just want to be thankful that the web is open. I admit that facebook give benefits.

  2. Re: Program or be Programmed, I just penned a related post on the Learn it Yourself movement: http://bit.ly/sReK6m

  3. Oh..this could be a great title for your next book!

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