Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Elsewhere and otherwise

Tom Igoe: "Don't start by assuming the technology. Start by assuming the action, and looking for a technology to sense the action..." (via Liz)

Frank Zappa: "What I do is composition." (via Krista)

American Modern: the foundation of Western Civilization by Francesca Bray

"We live in a 'technological age'. But which technologies have played the most important roles in producing our modern civilization? Which have most radically transformed our lives? Industrial engineering, the space research program, computers and communications technology? Of course, yet certain unobtrusive everyday technologies have been just as fundamental in producing the modern self: try to imagine your life without the toilet..."

(via Simon)


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