It is itself a sort of 2. 0 of his earlier book microserfs. Sense that we"re living in a very rapidly changing world. Technological change is driving over kinds of change in the world, leading to ramifications in other parts of life. Throughout the world we see interest in the changes of global economics, social relations, personal identity, aesthetics and art, and how story telling happens. Ways of seeing the world might become obsolete, certain kinds of values might become obsolete, certain modes of storytelling might become obsolete. There"s an early point in jpod when kaitlin accuses her podmates of their technological expertise becoming obsolete as well as cultural aesthetics. Has never actually won a major canadian literature award. Canlit is when the canadian government pays you money to write about life in small towns and/or the immigration experience. douglas coupland (2006) He"s writing about the global rather than the regional the cosmopolitan rather than the migrant.