Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Telematically sensing



Networking (ideal metaphor for early twentieth-first century culture): bottom-up interactivity, decentralization, layering of ideas from a multiplicity of sources. Networking as far reaching connectivity, mediated, accelerated, and intensified by the PC, leading to the amplification of thought, enrichment of the imagination, both broader and deeper memory, and the extension of our human senses: Person-to-person, mind-to-mind, memory-to-memory linking, regardless of dispersal in space and dislocation in time. Let’s make the invisible visible.