Translation of the above into keystrokes on a wireless keyboard:
Much as I love my Understanding McLuhan Tumblr blog, I miss paper and ink.
MM at p. 6 of GG: At any rate, The Gutenberg Galaxy is a prolonged meditation on that theme of J. Z. Young.
Young’s money quote: “it is important to realize that great changes in ways of ordinary human speaking and acting are bound up with the adoption of new instruments.
So: does my speaking and action — or thinking — change when I shift instruments, from MacBook Pro to Uni-ball Signo 207 on Levenger paper?
With five hours of sleep, I’m not well-equipped to consider this yet this morning
NOTE: This is a cross-post from my new daily project – an ongoing meditation on the life and work of Marshall McLuhan. I’ll be posting my daily musings here and at Understanding McLuhan. The URL for the McLuhan project is http://lenedgerly.tumblr.com .