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<nettime> 0100101110110101.org opensources rhizome.org
propaganda on Sat, 12 May 2001 07:08:57 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> 0100101110110101.org opensources rhizome.org


> > > > 0100101110110101.ORG : "THE LANGUAGE OF NEW MEDIA"
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> > GET IT OUT OF YOUR SYSTEM. After rhizome.org refused to put up a
> > splash screen created by 0100101110110101.org, 0100101110110101.org
> > now fleshes out the rhizome.org homepage. 
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> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
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> > BELIEF IS THE ENEMY. The concept of the "splash screen" is derived
> > from commercial desktop application software. A "splash screen"
> > displays a fancy logo while the program loads into memory. But
> > splash screens are more than just corporate identity symbols. Their
> > purpose is to hide the actual process of the program launching: the
> > linking to libraries, allocation of memory, establishment of file
> > and network access, etc.. 
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> > Splash screens, especially when they cover the launch process of an
> > entire operating system, are anaesthetic control devices. They
> > camouflage the guts, lulling consumers into believing that nothing
> > to worry about is going on underneath, and leaving control to those
> > who know to access and control the sourcecode. They are the perfect
> > platform for a Net Art whose chief concern is surface graphics and
> > its corporate identity. 
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> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
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> > THE ANSWER IS THE NEGATION OF THE QUESTION. By turning
> > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG into a HTML sourcecode display of
> > the rhizome.org homepage, we make rhizome.org our splashscreen. The
> > rhizome.org homepage, with presentation of Lev Manovich's "The
> > Language of New Media", turn into just the second-hand
> > representation of the sourcecode on http://www.0100101110110101.ORG. 
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> > With the "VIEW SOURCE" button, http://www.0100101110110101.ORG opens
> > the sourcecode of the sourcecode.
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> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
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> > DON'T GET US WRONG. We applaude rhizome.org for using splash
> > screens.  Presenting itself in every bit as much as a "portal" as
> > Yahoo, AOL, MSN & Company, rhizome.org critically debunks all false
> > myths that Net Art was ever anything different from corporate mass
> > media and failed dotcoms.
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> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG
> > > http://www.0100101110110101.ORG http://www.0100101110110101.ORG





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