Tag: Apple

Group B: (Memory & Innovation)

To begin, I find it fascinating to see how different life was in the 1800’s. But, surprisingly I find some similarities that we still have in today’s world. According to Kittler, in 1868 the typewriter was invented. In, 1877 Thomas Edison presented the prototype of the phonograph. Then shortly after in 1892, the kinetoscope was completed. Then three years later the…

TheirSpace: Web Content and Control in Olia LiaLina’s “A Vernacular Web 2”

       In reading Olia Lialina’s “Vernacular Web 2,” I was particularly struck by her interest in the shift of the Web towards a more professionalized, formalized, template-centric platform that fosters a distancing between the Web and its users. Throughout the article, she highlights many ways in which the new, or ordinary, users of 2007 were taking part in,…