A disturbing image of Mark Zuckerberg and our virtual reality future | News | Geek.com

And there it is… The McLuhan “flip” at the break point. What if we move from social media taking us outward, extending our bodies into time and space to VR bringing us inward into the virtual world where our bodies and external appearance don’t matter? What happens to fashion in a fully VR world?

Remember this image. It gives us a hint of the potential future of virtual reality. And in it, only Mark Zuckerberg is seen smiling.”

Source: A disturbing image of Mark Zuckerberg and our virtual reality future | News | Geek.com

More here: This photo of Mark Zuckerberg looks bizarre now. It won’t look so bizarre in a few years.

Leave my iPhone alone: why our smartphones are extensions of ourselves | Technology | The Guardian

This is good… An article full of McLuhanisms – and it even references Heidegger. What fun!

Our phones provide connection, communication and knowledge – and have become part of our identities. No wonder privacy violations bother us so much

Source: Leave my iPhone alone: why our smartphones are extensions of ourselves | Technology | The Guardian

The Digital Iceberg

Well here’s a “McLuhan moment” if I ever saw one. Predictions in here that 99% of the luxury goods market will be on line.
(Quote of the day: “’At the end of the day, you need content,’ underscores Chanel’s Pavlovsky.” Perhaps he should read McLuhan and see what actually is the content here.)

Fashion brands are adapting their marketing strategies for a digital reality that goes far deeper than online sales.

Source: The Digital Iceberg | Fashion-Tech | BoF