By Siegfried Zielinski
The media are actually redundant. In an outline of advancements spanning the previous seventy years, Siegfried Zielinski’s [ . . . After the Media] discusses how the technique of technology-based verbal exchange assumed a systemic personality and the way thought, artwork, and feedback have been operative during this strategy. Media-explicit considering is contrasted with media-implicit concept. issues of touch with an arts point of view contain 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 actual philology of actual issues, Zielinski indicates chances of how issues might continue after the media. With a vade mecum opposed to psychopathia medialis within the kind of a manifesto, the booklet advocates for a contrast to be made among on-line lifestyles and offline being.
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It de scribes how a message, with as l ittle loss of information as possible, can be transmitted effectively from its source to its destination, no matter whether the message source is a person speaking, a television tube, or a telegraph, and no matter whether th e receiver is a person or an artifact. 1 3 Together with Warren Weaver, Shannon poured his model into the mold of a simple function diagram. This formula is also used for purposes other than intended, for which the mathematician who invented it of course wa s not responsible: the model is adapted for psychology and other applications without any restraint, in spite of the fact that Shannon repeatedly insists that it describes a func tionality in engineering science and not a cultural process .
4' . 41 42 Persona l commu nication, November 20 1 0 . Personal conversat ion in Rome, 4 / 8 / 2 0 1 1 . Balestrini (20 1 0 ) . In Italy the experimental novel was rediscovered two years ea rlier. II verri d evoted a Special I s s u e to it with the title "a ttivita combinatori e , " see Balestrini (2008) . 43 55 Nanni B a l e strini ( second from left) with Jean -Jacqu e s Lebel, Giairo D a ghini, Jea n - Pa u l d e Gau derna r, Felix Gu a tta ri , Christian D e s ca mp s , an d Jea n - Pierre F a y e ( from right to left) a t th e presenta t i o n o f th e j o u r n a l Change International in P a r i s 1 9 8 3 .
U rec commc l ' i n cl i q u e nt J e s llcch e s rl c l a f i g u n> , l a contr r - p a r t i t! d e ! ' i m a ge a u d i tive. To u t se p a s se Fragment from one of s e v e r a l very influ enti al books of the twentieth centu ry th at did not appear under the names of th ose who wrote them: Ferdinand de Saussure, Cours de linguistique generale ( 1 9 1 6 ), p. 1 58 . The psychoanalyst Lacan does not say a word about Levi- Stra uss in his s t u dy of 1 949 . Howeve r for the para noia speciali st the expansion of linguistic structuralism as a ki n d of meta-concept for the investigation of psy chological phenomena offers the chance of shed ding light on the obscure Freudian organization of the mass of the un conscious ego through gram m at i ca l form .