Sometimes I bite at these headlines written for maximum bite value. This one reads… Now All Drugs are Digital
Obviously this is a lie, there are many synthetic drugs hitting the market which are being sold through the web. But its a interesting concept nonetheless from Children of the Machine.
The PC is the LSD of the ‘90s,” stated Timothy Leary in his last book, Chaos and Cyber Culture. Your first-ever desktop was acid. Think about your iPhone. Think about Oculus Rift. These are the 21st century’s digital super-strains. Let’s get wired.
Interestingly when thinking about the headline I instantly linked it to my post from a while ago, computers are the new ecstasy.
Which one is it… our drugs are all digital or the digital is the new ecstasy? They sound similar but I would argue, the later is more true, if you watch people on their phones and online. But then again the software is crafted in a way which encourages lab rat like behavior… maybe thats the new ecstasy?