“…No wonder, that the mind of the beholder is deeply disquieted by the arrival of the Great Pan…”
Christopher Alexander’s new books are in print. As a diversion, a nice review of his book on form in early Turkish carpets…
New evidence from MRI studies suggests that mental images are generated or at least processed by the same brain structures which process real-world-image data form the retina.
An appeal of pervasive social media is the desire to push content outside the frame of its containing context.
The experience of pervasive technologies as weightless is only a transitional state.
Roaming is only the first step towards weightless mobility: true weightless requires that data too is cast free from the ties of place.
While consumers continue to pay per-byte for access to the weightless web, there’s an unexplored opportunity for content owners to incentivise consumers’ selection of their sources of media rather than bootlegged copies.
A way to explore the accumulation of patina in analogue recordings, using digital media.
Peer-to-peer frameworks need to acknowledge the need to transport ‘heavy data’ within their models, not outside it.