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The Domain Name is the Medium

If you are “old school“, you might type in thenewyorktimes.com to visit “The New York Times”. It wouldn’t matter much, because that domain name also belongs to the company that publishes “The New York Times” — and so does newyorktimes.com, … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Online Plague 2.0: The very low context-to-content ratio of information on the web (and its bimodal distribution)

Here’s a very good depiction of online / web content: Google’s approach is to skim the top of a huge one-size fits-all pool of undifferentiated bits (actually, Google’s search engine only searches through text, not images or movies; and it … Continue reading
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Textual Materialism

One of the things studied as an exchange student was “literature science” — i.e. the science of creating literature. We talked about authors who created texts, and then the author as individuals, separated from the text, the author of the … Continue reading
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The Internet is Just One Medium — NOT?

Today, I was taken aback by something a friend said. I was doing what I generally do best — ranting. My latest rant craze is about people who do not voice their own opinions (see e.g. the previous post)… — … Continue reading
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