About this site

Andy Busam runs Mediated, a blog that is dedicated to uncovering the myriad ways in which technology shapes our world.

By distilling insights from academic research and making them accessible to professionals and everyday people, Mediated offers a unique perspective on the complex relationship between digital tools and society. Whether you're a digital product strategist, innovator, researcher, or simply fascinated by technology's impact, Mediated provides valuable insights to help you navigate our increasingly technology-driven world.

Communication is a tricky thing. The words we use to understand ourselves and others are a mix of superfluous, meaningful, contradictory, eloquent, and profane. Words have the power to run wild like weeds in a garden.

About Andy

Andy is a native North Carolinian, born in Rocky Mount and lived in mostly in Greensboro and Charlotte. He currently lives in Hillsborough with his wife, two daughters, and their old dog.

With an educational background in Communication and experience in digital products and marketing, Andy has worked in several industries, including financial services, media and publishing, and healthcare. He currently works as a principal strategist at Method.