Omar Rincón is Lecturer at the University of the Andes (Colombia). He owns a PhD in Human and Social Sciences from the National University of Colombia and is a television critic for El Tiempo. He also is essayist and consultant for the online magazine 070. Current artistic project: Narcolombia.com. Current journalism project: #el mejor periodismo está por venir [the best journalism is yet to come].
Written by Omar Rincón
Fighting the commercialisation of education 21 June 2021
“The mutation of cultural species in the digital ecosystem.”
We are living through a cultural mutation that has driven the digital revolution, as very poetically documented by the writer Alessandro Barrico (2008, 2019), when he speaks of a “barbaric mutation”, which makes us live “amphibiously between two civilisations”. This mutation has meant that in the 20th century, there has...“The mutation of cultural species in the digital ecosystem.”