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By Siegfried Zielinski

The media are actually redundant. In an summary of advancements spanning the prior seventy years, Siegfried Zielinski’s [ . . . After the Media] discusses how the technique of technology-based conversation assumed a systemic personality and the way idea, artwork, and feedback have been operative during this approach. Media-explicit considering is contrasted with media-implicit idea. issues of touch with an arts point of view comprise a reinterpretation of the artist Nam June Paik and an creation to the paintings of Jake and Dinos Chapman. The essay ends with appeals. In an overview of an exact philology of tangible issues, Zielinski indicates probabilities of how issues may continue after the media. With a vade mecum opposed to psychopathia medialis within the kind of a manifesto, the ebook advocates for a contrast to be made among on-line lifestyles and offline being.

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It propagates the concept of man­ ufa cturing processes being sped up and rendered more effective by computers . Under the terms of the high ­ ly flexible, tran s - classic ma chine ( B ense ) , it should be p o ssible to control printing presses in s uch a way that e ach c opy of a book produced has diffe rent info rmation content. Not endl e s s reprod ucibility of obj ects, which the a ssembly line stands for, but th e generation and di stribution of unique items with many varia n t s : e a ch 56 customer would receive their very own version of the novel.

The text a l so d e scribes the Imitation Ga me; see also Link 25 (2007) . 37 or noncontrollable or difficult to p r edict or control. T he idea of a thinking mach ine is also inherent in Wien er's cybernetics, a s well as the uncertainty that has to be factored i n at the interfa ce of teclmoid and huma noid, when one attributes machines with the ab i lity to think and allows for the mecha nical dimensi ons of thought . Erwin Schrodinger, m ath em ati ci an an d Nobel laureate in Phys ics ( 1 9 3 3 ) who emigrat ed to Dublin, takes another direction in the first postwa r years .

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