Digital State

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Digital State: How the internet is changing everything. Written & Edited by Simon Pont. Out June 2013, worldwide, through Kogan Page.

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Like a squash ball, locked in an all-glass court, played in a never-ending Sisyphean rally between two invisible and equally able opponents.

Like a squash ball, locked in an all-glass court, played in a never-ending Sisyphean rally between two invisible and equally able opponents.

Digital State, 2013, out now.

Digital State, 2013, out now.

"If we'd been a garage band..." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"If we'd been a garage band..." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"In the face of CHANGE, there are only two ways to go."

"In the face of CHANGE, there are only two ways to go."

"The Digital Age is double-handing."

"The Digital Age is double-handing."

"The beginning of something maybe rather wonderful."

"The beginning of something maybe rather wonderful."

"We are all becoming citizens of the world." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"We are all becoming citizens of the world." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"The future is a foreign country too." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"The future is a foreign country too." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"Tron wasn't so wildly off the mark." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"Tron wasn't so wildly off the mark." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"All at once everything changed." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

"All at once everything changed." (Simon Pont, Digital State, 2013)

We now live in a Digital State...

We now live in a Digital State...

Slaloming the virtual contours of each and every zero and one...

Slaloming the virtual contours of each and every zero and one...

The internet, is creating a new generational breed of entrepreneurs and creative independents...

The internet, is creating a new generational breed of entrepreneurs and creative independents...

To be told that our dreams aren't real is the blinkered twaddle of cynics, the kind who make a satisfying splash when thrown from a bridge.

To be told that our dreams aren't real is the blinkered twaddle of cynics, the kind who make a satisfying splash when thrown from a bridge.

The internet has taken tiger-sized bites out of former paradigms, then spat the gristle far across the room.
Big CatsDigitalBears

The internet has taken tiger-sized bites out of former paradigms, then spat the gristle far across the room.

Society needs structures to maintain its well-oiled and stay-on-the-tracks function. Without structures, society collapses, gets real feral really quickly, where society eats itself, and most likely even the vegan-eating members start eating each other.
Get RealVeganDigital

Society needs structures to maintain its well-oiled and stay-on-the-tracks function. Without structures, society collapses, gets real feral really quickly, where society eats itself, and most likely even the vegan-eating members start eating each other.