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- canadian philosopher
- go wp McLuhan coined the expression "[the medium is the message](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_medium_is_the_message "The medium is the message"" and the term global village, and predicted the World Wide Web almost 30 years before it was invented. He was a fixture in media discourse in the late 1960s, though his influence began to wane in the early 1970s. In the years following his death, he continued to be a controversial figure in academic circles. However, with the arrival of the Internet and the World Wide Web, interest was renewed in his work and perspective.