“We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us” – Marshall McLuhan

In the latest Shots of Awe video, Jason Silva Discusses Ontological design and it’s affects on reality. Basically everything that we design/create, designs/influences us. Ontological design creates a circularity or feedback loop. Jason Silva gives the example of how we created smartphones and smartphones in-turn changed how we think and how interact, overall changing our behavior. Understanding this concepts what can we so as human beings to create more positive feedback loops and in a sense upgrade mankind. Check out the video below for more info and let us know your opinions.

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