Flatness and the Loss or Gain of Power
In Lanier’s article he talks about the growing lack of creativity and originality in our society because the internet’s influence that leads to flatness, or “blandness” (Lanier, 2). He states that we have become so misled that we continually believe new, emerging internet phenomena are different from any existing ones, when in fact they are actually “nostalgic and familiar” (Lanier, 3). Because...
Manifesto for New Media Curators
The internet is the easiest way to share information with anyone from anywhere in the world. Because of this, there is limitless data accessible to all via the internet. With this limitless data comes an inevitable lack of organization due to the many possible ways of sharing information over the internet such as public domains, Facebook, and private emails. However, this does not mean some...
Arts 12 Paper 1
From using the hyperlinks in the papers I learned a lot about things mentioned that I had never heard of previously. One interesting thing that I took away from the reading was the idea of the redefinition of the image as a “figure-ground opposition between a non-interactive, passive ground and active icons and hyperlinks.” No longer is an image something one purely looks at but is also an...
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