One of the most charismatic, controversial and original thinkers of our time whose remarkable perception propelled him onto the international stage, Marshall McLuhan is universally regarded as the father of communications and media studies and prophet of the information age
Born: July 21, 1911, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Watch video · Herbert Marshall McLuhan is famed for having one of the most poignant predictions of the 20th century. The philosopher and intellectual foresaw the birth of the internet 35 years before it
Marshall McLuhan is considered the first father and leading prophet of the electronic age. This article looks at his work of understanding the effects of technology as it related to popular culture, and how this in turn affected human beings and their relations with one another.
The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium – that is, of any extension of ourselves – result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.
Watch video · Marshall McLuhan is being celebrated by a Google doodle, which claims him as the man who predicted the internet and the impact it would have. …
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.
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108 quotes from Marshall McLuhan: ‘I don’t necessarily agree with everything that I say.’, ‘Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.’, and ‘Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s jobs with yesterday’s tools!’
Marshall who? Biography. McLuhan was still a twenty-year old undergraduate at the University of Manitoba, in western Canada, in the dirty thirties, when he …
Marshall McLuhan was born on July 21, 1911, to Methodist parents in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1916, the family moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where McLuhan attended university, earning both his BA and MA degrees from the University of Manitoba.
Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man [Marshall McLuhan, Lewis H. Lapham] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Terms and phrases such as the global village and the medium is the message are now part of the lexicon