Archive for David Anderegg – Page 2

What’s So Social About Machine Media? (1 of 2)

In the beginning there was “grunt media”—communication centered on a series of modulated grunts, groans, yelps, yells, screeches, coos, etc. Next came oral media—communication centered on a group of people sitting around telling stories. The history of communication media continues thus—media centered on communicating via… …clay tablets and a system of glyphs (typically about food […]

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Summarizing Neurologist Elkhonon Goldberg’s Book Entitled “The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World” (Part II)

In my December 6th, 2011, post, I began a multi-part series in which I announced my plan to summarize the book by neurologist Elkhonon Goldberg entitled The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World. This summary will take the form of a series of bullet points contained within multiple posts. This post contains part […]

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US Banks: A Modern Frankenstein’s Monster Representing Both Problem and Solution

During the course of  a rather spirited email exchange on the topic of the current Occupy protests, a philanthropy colleague of mine simply and firmly stated: “US banks nuked our economy.” My colleague made this statement as a way of saying that this core truth was to a large extent animating the Occupy protests. (Witness […]

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Does Chronic Internet Use Mimic Insecure Attachment? Bowlby’s Theory Gives Us a Possible Answer (Part III)

In this final installment I’d like to continue blogging about Nicholas Carr’s book The Shallows—What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. In my post from October 21st, 2011, I finished up by saying that I would look at what Carr calls “deep relationships.” Throughout his book Carr suggests that deep relationships are the royal […]

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Placing “Couples and Affairs” Into an Attachment Theory Framework (Part 1)

Sorry it has taken me so long to report on this workshop but I’m hoping “better late than never.” This workshop took place on January 13th, 2011, here in Albuquerque and was entitled Couples and Affairs: Managing the Clinical Challenges. The workshop was put on by Michael Ceo. I signed up for this workshop because […]

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