Bruce Sterling on Sat, 22 Dec 2007 15:07:30 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> The Irreducibly Complex Web Semantics of the diffuse Nettime org

"Nettime" is a good example because even in the case of the Nettime
we're referring to here, the categorization "MailingList" is by no means
uncontroversial. Nettime has also be called a "collaborative filter",
and it has not only involved the mailing list, but also meetings,
printed readers or, in the case of a work by Pit Schultz from 1997, an
experimental slide projector screening in a Berlin techno club."

*I feel quite certain that we Nettimers face no semantic dilemmas that
can't be resolved with the lavish use of more  slide projectors.

Bruce Sterling

who (a) belongs to the emperor, (b) is embalmed, (c) is tame, (d)  
eats sucking pigs at Christmas, (e) hears sirens, (f) is fabulous,  
(g) is a stray dog, (h) is included in the   present classification,  
(i) is frenzied, (j) is innumerable, (k) is commonly drawn with a  
very fine camelhair brush, (l) et cetera, (m) has just  broken the  
water pitcher, (n) would be willing to fly in for any Nettime slide- 
projector festival from quite some long way off.

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