Monthly Archives: March 2012

Special Issue of Techné on my Article "Dissection and Simulation"

Robert Rosenberger (Georgia Tech) has put together a special issue of Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology based on my article on Dissection & Simulation: Transparency or Encumbrance? (draft). This special issue contains articles or responses by Don Ihde, Albert … Continue reading

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Friedrich Kittler’s “Forgetting:” The Whistler at the Gates of Morning?

I’ve tracked down a copy of an early paper by Kittler, titled “Forgetting” (1979). The translation appears to be quite good, except for the unfortunate rendering of Pink Floyd’s Piper at the Gates of Dawn as in the title, above. … Continue reading

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What's "The Canadian School" of Media Theory?

  (Hint: It’s NOT the same thing as the Toronto School of Communications.) I’ve been working with Darryl Cressman on an article on “Die kanadische Schule” for a German Handbook of Media Studies. The piece will be translated and then … Continue reading

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