Tag: attention

Distraction or Cyborg?

The former governor of California reveals a secret in Terminator 2 The intersection of media and neuroscience, outlined by Katherine Hayles in “Hyper Deep Attention,” is one often explored in terms of binary values. What Hayles outlines as “deep attention” and “hyper attention” (the cognitive effects of exposure to particular media) can easily be posed in a system of good…

Group C: Proliferation and Increased Tempo of Image Production

Walter Benjamin delves into the history and dilemmas of modern images in “Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” He discusses pre- and post photographic worlds, what is gained and what is lost through the ability to reproduce pictures. After the advent of photography, a great shift was brought about in the ways we consume images, how we think about…