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AMI #8

Walter Benjamin’s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction poses to the reader interesting ideas about how a work of art can be manipulated and changed through issues such as reproduction, distribution and audience. Benjamin attributes to these … Continue reading

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AMI #7

Science has always seemed to be a somewhat closed area of study. John Wilbanks writes that “the paper-based status quo relies on strictly enforced barriers to public access that prevent the rapid dissemination of vital knowledge”. He continues to write … Continue reading

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AMI #6

Social media has become increasingly prevalent in society. Websites such as Twitter and Facebook have become a vehicle for social change as can be seen in the recent revolutions in Egypt. The ramifications of these riots will resonate throughout the … Continue reading

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AMI #5

The debate surrounding the digital revolution and how it has affected the music industry is not new. Debates have been raging for several years now over the issue of music piracy through sites such as The Pirate Bay and Bit … Continue reading

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AMI #4

The relevancy of Paul N. Edwards A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming in a society where natural disasters have become commonplace and the news has become filled with debates on global warming and climate … Continue reading

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AMI #3

While the idea of using augmented reality to enhance or advertise a certain concept or product is certainly not a new one as discussed in Chris Grayson’s online article ‘Augmented Reality Overview’, what I find rather surprising is how the … Continue reading

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AMI #2

The concept of memory and how we engage with our surroundings through our memory is a fascinating topic to explore. Personally, the reading ‘Anamnesis and Hypomnesis’ by Bernard Stiegler, which looks at the exteriorisation of memory and hypomnesis was of … Continue reading

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