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Re: <nettime> Hacked Team [getting off-topic...]
mp on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:43:03 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Hacked Team [getting off-topic...]

On 20/07/15 19:02, dvyng wrote:
> digital/net/computer/etc art). This fantasy of code being the benchmark 
> for 21st child literacy is nonsense when it exists in a space devoid of 
> any context beyond a purely info-capitalist economic one, where younger 
> kid superstar coders frantically develop yet more apps for $$$s,

-- and so history repeats, this held for the code called the alphabet
throughout most of the 20th century, too: (virtually) nobody learned the
history of the oppressed and the revolting, nor did they acquire a
sensitivity for poetry, they were taught the ABC of capital. Without
that preceding, the above would not have happened like that. No news
there, just patterns repeating.

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