The PHJ Universe
This blog is about technology, the future, and science fiction. Some posts are about our world's current tech. Others will focus on what could be. I'll post some stories of the future to muse about how strange things could really get if humans ever make it to the stars.
Or, how much they might stay the same.
STATUS OF THE MS: Nearly done! I have taken the lessons from workshopping it, and from reading some other seminal works of Sci-Fi to squeeze out all but the tension, conflict, excitement and, I hope, satisfaction of characters who struggle and only just overcome their challenges and themselves.
Tag Archives: The Economist
Ad blocking and the end of the columnist, Part 2
Posted on November 8, 2015 by H.W. MacNaughton
Continued from Part 1 Who will write in the 21st century? So, if we’re pushing to a new paradigm where the platform is the publisher, who’s doing the writing? We are. The Crowd. Seriously, it’s already happening. CNN and ABC … Continue reading →
Posted in Economics, Technology, Writing | Tagged Advertising, Crowdsourcing, The Awl, The Economist, The New Yorker, WSJ | Leave a comment
Why I get my news from the BBC
Posted on May 12, 2015 by H.W. MacNaughton
Yes, I am an American and I use the BBC for my news. You get a better quality of writing than in the US (save perhaps the New York Times and WSJ) and it also provides a filter for American hype. The … Continue reading →
Posted in Economics, Meta | Tagged BBC, economics, news, The Economist, Yellow journalism | 3 Comments