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By Mr R E Stewart

The essays during this publication research where of electronic communications or "rhetoric" in smooth tradition. They recommend that, just like the printing revolution prior to it, the net is shaping tectonic cultural move, yet is at the moment stuck among conventional technocratic methods of pondering, and the extra unpredictable terrain of human behaviour.

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The user experience and content strategy show, under something like laboratory conditions, that people positively want more than a set of instrumental choices; they want personality, humour, art, colour, texture, things of real substance. The most inventive and successful tech companies – as the story of Apple shows – are not the ones who invent new technologies, but the ones who make it work for human beings as human beings. In other words they are companies who see that there is more to a river than a source of energy.

The Daily Telegraph versus The Guardian, or to think it through differently, The Broadsheets versus The Tabloids, become crude simplifications that are no longer in tune with the way in which different readers or consumers of information in society think about, and make sense of, public life. So the journalist’s problem looks a lot like the web browser’s problem and the publishing house’s problem. Their own judgement might look pitifully inadequate and submerged next to a rising ocean of information and perspective, but perhaps they need to find new ways to become better informed by this information, rather than stand aloof from it.

But, to desecrate the richness of Shakespeare's language, a “conversion” in the plot of the play would, unlike its actual ending, see that Jack has his Jill. The play's protagonists do not “convert” their goal, because the language of persuasion is a character in its own right, one that does not render service to anyone or anything; it pirouettes to futile exhaustion. We might see similar “painted flourishes” online, but generally things tend to be more utilitarian: users want to do “x” so we will allow them to do it by designing “y”.

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