sean cubitt's blog
aphorisms and scribbled notes on the history and philosophy of media
Thursday, April 2, 2020
ens quo maius cogitari nequit
" . . so that an angel can proportionate this power to a greater or smaller part of corporeal substance; for if there was no body at...
Marcel Mauss vs Arthur C Clarke
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic": Arthur C Clarke c. 1973 And here is a passage from Marce...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
realism and memory
a childhood in the 20th century will fade away like mist. This is what makes the Blade Runner films so poignant, 'like tears in the rai...
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Anecdotal: the Page 99 test
Over at The Capmaign for the American Reader, Marshal Zeringue has devised a great way to get writers to identify the strengths and weaknes...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Hardy's walk: Subjectless perception
The last line of Thomas Hardy's short poem ' The Walk ' evokes 'the look of a room on returning thence'. One of the Poem...
Monday, March 9, 2020
Interview for Digital Labour
Just published: an interview in Portuguese with Prof. Dr. Rafael Nacimento Grohmann. Here is the English. 1. How to reconnect media and c...
Monday, March 2, 2020
Temporalities, temporealities and temporamentalities
To the extent that the non-existent gap between images is absent from the succession of discrete frames, even if it determines its apparent...
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