There was a time when very few people were able to actually see Leonardo’s ‘Mona Lisa’: they had to actually stand in front of it. Nowadays, many of us can look at it whenever you want: in a book or on an iPhone, in the bus or during breakfast. Is it better now? How does the experience differ? Standing in front of the actual painting must be quite something. How about looking at it on a screen monitor, is it extraordinary?
• By Philippe Theophanidis on February 3, 2013 ― Published in Communication, Technology | Tagged: abnormal, experience, extraordinary, image, Internet, Kevin Kelly, normal, representation, Walter Benjamin
☛ Tom Gauld photostream on Flickr: “Rise Up!” Illustration about modern protesting for ‘The World Today’, uploaded on March 22, 2012. © Tom Gauld. This is the cover illustration for the April & May issue of The World Today (Volume 68, Number 3). The cover can bee seen below and the whole issue can be […]
This blog is not a campaign, it has no taste of marketing, It is without placed product, suggested remedy or contrived spokesperson. It is on the tips of my fingers forever, I am in love with it. I will go to Tumblr and start another one, undisguised and naked. I am mad for random people […]
When I’m really interested in a photo or an illustration and credit is missing ―as it is often the case―, I’ll take the time to try to track down information about the original creator. Reblogging ―with or without adequate source attribution― is an important function in that it allows for content to circulate and recirculate, to be discovered for the first time and rediscovered again. That being said, I still strongly believe that it’s preferable to give proper credit where credit is due. But I guess, as it was once suggested to me, that source attribution isn’t everyone’s cup of tea
• By Philippe Theophanidis on March 18, 2012 ― Published in Communication, Technology | Tagged: aggregation, attribution, author, authority, authorship, credit, curation, digital curation, information, Internet, power, reblogging, source attribution