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By Siegfried Zielinski

The media are actually redundant. In an summary of advancements spanning the earlier seventy years, Siegfried Zielinski’s [ . . . After the Media] discusses how the technique of technology-based conversation assumed a systemic personality and the way conception, paintings, and feedback have been operative during this technique. Media-explicit pondering is contrasted with media-implicit suggestion. issues of touch with an arts standpoint contain a reinterpretation of the artist Nam June Paik and an creation to the paintings of Jake and Dinos Chapman. The essay ends with appeals. In an summary of an exact philology of actual issues, Zielinski indicates chances of how issues may continue after the media. With a vade mecum opposed to psychopathia medialis within the kind of a manifesto, the ebook advocates for a contrast to be made among on-line life and offline being.

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Readers will select and put together texts from a commercial database according to need or as they see fit. After the texts have been printed out, each an­ thology will be given an individual cover with the read­ er's name on it as editor. In the early 1 960s options did not play a determining role in the electronic department store . "Permutational art is imprinted on the technolog­ ical era like a watermark, " as Abraham A. Moles, asso­ ciate of Bense and later friend of Vilem Flusser, at the end of his First Manifesto of Permutational Art points out emphatically.

26 While Norbert Wiener is puzzling out his cyber­ netics at MIT in sedate Cambridge, Massachusetts, two other intellectuals in their exile in C alifornia, the German-Jewish emigres Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer, are deploring that technological rationality is al r ea dy sliding into barbarism. The collection of essays, tronics . ' 26 McLuhan refers explicitly to Giedion in The Mechanica l Bride ( 1 9 5 1 ) essay on the A u dimeter, p . 50; the following qu otations are on p . 9 8 . 39 in the Dialectic of Enlightenment d escribes th i s disaster; Adorno and Horkheimer assert that the instrum ents, which h u ­ mankind ha d created t o d eal with a nd compen sate for any inadequacies of the individual , have now assumed an independent existence and begun to strike back at their makers .

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