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What’s Next for Text? RICHARD A. LANHAM
A 2001 version of chap 3 of Economies of Attention. Illustrated. "ABSTRACT This article describes and illustrates the fundamental changes which alphabetic text undergoes when it moves from the printed page to the digital screen."
dh  essay  textual_circulation 
august 2014 by mcmorgan
The Ecuadorian Library — Geek Empire — Medium
Sterling on Snowden, Assange, Wikileaks, NSA. Cleverness distracts from the point too often, but he might be opening a focus on an implication of all media converging, Kittler, media always being a misuse of military equipment.
Kittler  media_theory  essay  politics 
august 2013 by mcmorgan
Science Proves You’re Stupid
light-handed synopisis and essay on cognition a d action. Too glib? might be. "Fiction is stuff you know you’re making up, and memoir is stuff you don’t know you’re making up." that is.
cognition  essay  fyc 
january 2011 by mcmorgan
Blog1424: Intertwingled Work
What it says on the tin. A bang on bloggy essay (repurposing and demonstration for you en3177 people) on interconnectedness, findability, addressability, and differences between transactional systems and social systems.
presentation  en3177  findability  essay  socialsystems  transliteracy  blogging 
january 2011 by mcmorgan
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction - Walter Benjamin
1937 essay, considering principles that are "useful for the formulation of revolutionary demands in the politics of art."
newmedia  academic  aesthetics  benjamin  copyright  essay  theory  culture  media 
may 2007 by mcmorgan
BeenDigital, Blamb
wiki essay on digital, erhet, literacy.
essay  en3177  wikis  writing  erhetoric 
january 2006 by mcmorgan

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