[PD] Re: Code Art

Marc Lavallée odradek at videotron.ca
Sat Dec 20 21:21:07 CET 2003

On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 02:29:50PM -0500, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> Well you can argue that "mass media" is not about information, but then 
> it depends on how you define "information"... (argh)

Mass media is mostly fiction, especially "information mass media".

> "our conceptions" is seen as better than "world", and the meaning of
> "world" shifts towards "our conceptions" (of it), such that the world
> seems, uh, less worldly.

That's a good definition of mass media.

> > Any sophists in the group?
> Shht. I wish they do not show up.

Hello! ;-)

> absolute noise gradually reveals itself as something that eventually 
> refutes every pattern you may see in it.

Another good definition of mass media; by being repetitive and nihilistic,
its purpose is to mask any useful information.

> (Am I being too heavy?)

Yes, but it's fun!

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