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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> le mediatrans.08[+]09[+]10 [digest]
norman mcdonald on 9 Feb 2001 15:13:46 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> le mediatrans.08[+]09[+]10 [digest]

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> official maskottchen
> some people get information from the streets,
> but is it a medium? would it be helpfull to
> define e.g. the subway as a medium? to see
> the street as a new medium would help to end
> the categorial distinction between the
> immaterial (media) and the physis. street
> would never be a dead medium (Bruce
> Sterling) just it's form <- old discussion.

read "understanding media: the extensions of man" by
marshall mcluhan. there is a chapter entitled "roads
and paper routes" which discusses the mediated nature
of the road -- the street.



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