☛ The New Yorker: “Higher Calling” by Carter Goodrich, August 3, 1998. © Condé Nast. Below is the same version of the drawing without the cover design (retrieved from LiveJournal) The New Yorker cover can also be seen on Carter Goodrich official website: it’s his seventh cover drawn for The New Yorker (Flash is require […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on July 1, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication, Illustration, Technology | Tagged: beach, Carter Goodrich, cell phone, children, community, kids, language, mobile, shell, summer
A quote from Heidegger’s Being and Time about the fact that communication is essentially a process of approximation, of averaging. What we share when we talk is a general vagueness.
• By Philippe Theophanidis on October 21, 2011 ― Published in Communication | Tagged: average, community, crowd, Heidegger, idle talk, language, mediocre, Occupy Wall Street, ordinary, Peirce, publicness, sharing, vague
La syntaxe est une faculté de l’âme. * On a trop réduit la connaissance de la langue à la simple mémoire. Faire de l’orthographe le signe de la culture, signe des temps et de sottise. Mais c’est la manoeuvre du langage qui importe, l’enchaînement des actes, l’acquisition de l’indépendance des mouvements de l’esprit; et déliés, […]
Public discourse about crime is saturated with metaphor. Increases in the prevalence of crime are described as crime waves, surges or sprees. A spreading crime problem is a crime epidemic, plaguing a city or infecting a community. Crimes themselves are attacks in which criminals prey on unsuspecting victims. And criminal investigations are hunts where criminals […]