Notes on the forms of new media
According to Manovich, there are two prevailing forms in new media: the database and the navigable 3D space. “A database allows one to quickly access, sort and reorganize millions of records and it can contain different media types and assume multiple indexing of data.” “Navigable space is met in the virtual, interactive 3D space employed in computer games, motion rides,...
Dialogue / ABC's Castle
Castle: Do I look like a killer to you?
Beckett: Yes. You kill my patience.
Campus Chat #1
A: Hello! I think we haven't met before. My name is Dan and I come from the country of vampires.
B: Really? Well, I had garlic for breakfast. You can now go away.
The computer is just a super accurate moron.
Stereotyping people by their favorite indie bands:... →
So funny. So true (almost) hipstersstolemyjacket: This is so fresh and really on point - but it kind of hits a little too close to home…
Digital photos can reveal your location, raise... →
This is old news. Have you checked the tab “Places” in iPhoto? It uses the geo-data of all the pictures taken with an iPhone and drops a pin in every location. Besides, you don’t actually need to check somebody’s photos to learn his location. Foursquare does that. Twitter does it. Gowalla also. Even Google Buzz and Latitude. Don’t these services raise privacy fears? ...
Computers are a metamedium
The computer is a medium that can dynamically simulate the details of any other medium, including media that cannot exist physically. It is not a tool, although it can act like many tools. The computer is the first metamedium, and as such it has degrees of freedom for representation and expression never before encountered and as yet barely investigated. The protean nature of the computer is...
Stupidity can body-snatch intelligence, disguise itself, or, indeed, participate...– Avital Ronell
tumblr proper music. Simian Mobile Disco, I Believe (by ROMAIN-GAVRAS)
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