☛ Erno-Erik Raitanen: “Bacteriograms”, bacteria, colour negative film, 2008-2010 [UPDATE – April 25, 2012] As of April 2012, Erno-Erik Raitanen’s official website is not responsive. All the links to this website are therefore broken (CV and artist statement). I wasn’t able to locate any recent activity by Erno-Erik Raitanen on the web. If you know […]
In 1962 Arnold B. Barach wrote a book about the way the future was about to become. He tries and describes using realistic interpolation different technological innovation. This post feature a librarian using a gigantic computer to store/find references. Barach’s idea was that the increasing volume of paper publications will someday forces us to drop the old library card system for a much powerful way of organizing and retrieving references.
• By Philippe Theophanidis on November 14, 2010 ― Published in Technology | Tagged: classification, computer, data, future, information, information overload, interface, library, order, organization, reference, vintage
What is the perfect apparatus, the model-apparatus that would eliminate all misunderstandings with regard to the very notion of apparatus? The perfect apparatus, it seems to me, is [the highway]. In it maximum circulation coincides with maximum control. Nothing moves that isn’t both incontestably “free” and strictly classified, identified, individuated in exhaustive files of digitized […]