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Whither the Book?

over the last 20 years, we have internalized Marshall McLuhan’s insight “the medium is the message:”  whenever somebody comes up with something, we jump on the bandwagon and reduce our thinking to 140-character-aphorisms, even as, cultural critics are lamenting the … Continue reading

15. February 2010 by Philipp
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The Morphological Politics of the “Book”

As netizens, we have internalized Marshall McLuhan’s insight that “the medium is the message”: if somebody comes up with a new medium, we immediately jump on the bandwagon and reduce our thinking to 130-character-aphorisms-with-a-tinyurl-attached. Of course, cultural critics are lamenting … Continue reading

08. June 2009 by Philipp
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