Why use WordPress as a Content Management System?

I just pitched a public-sector non-profit on a solution using WP as a CMS. In a bit of synchronicity, Scott McNulty asked on G+ today: Working on a presentation about using WordPress as a CMS. If you were to go to such a presentation, what would you expect to see covered? I would highlight the…

How will technology change our culture?

Said in 1936 (!), via BoingBoing: The present generation should not be surprised at the conclusion of a technological revolution that has as its seed [sic] of a cultural revolution. Such may indeed be true in this instance. The cultural revival of the monopoly of the metropolis and the democratization and deprofessionalization of scholarship are…