Time Lapse

Time-lapse by sergneri » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:09 pm I’ve been fascinated by time-lapse photography since the days when the Wonderful World of Disney was the only color television show and they had these great nature films. You can see the films I’ve made over the last few weeks here http://www.sergneri.ch/weather_data/wd_index.html. Included here are … [Read more…]

Advertizing

I’ve loaded excerpts from John Berger’s “Ways of Seeing” , Jacques Ellul’s “The Technological Society” and Gary Panter’s very original “Rozztox Manifesto” to stimulate thinking about advertising and its effects on modern culture. In the use of the techniques of propaganda to sell products, ideas, and ways of life, we’ve allowed ourselves to be manipulated … [Read more…]

Yann Moulier Boutang

I subscribe to the email bulletins from the LIFT conference. They are an active group and send some interesting information along about our emerging web culture and where it may be going next, http://liftconference.com/. The latest edition has a blurb about Yann Moulier Boutang: One of the speaker at Lift France 10 is Yann Moulier-Boutang. … [Read more…]

the agent of choice …

… in a technological society “the human being is no longer in any sense the agent of choice… He is a device for recording effects and results obtained by various techniques.” In the technological society individuals have meaning and value only to the extent they service instruments. Jacques Ellul, 1964