Sandra Braman on Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:10:32 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Post-digital

2% of people -- across socio-economic class, meaning it isn't about
cost -- do not want a telephone in the home

having lived that way for many years, i can report that the pleasures
of it are quite real

sandra braman

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick" <>
Sent: Sunday, March 9, 2014 8:58:27 PM
Subject: Re: <nettime> Post-digital

Quoth Felix Stalder:

> Enzensberger's text was just a joke, and the FAZ printed
> it because it would stir controversy, not because it had much to offer
> intellectually.

Was it really just a joke? I'm not so sure dismissing it as that is 
appropriate. Sure it necessarily isn't a deep critique of the power 
dynamics at play with some of the newer technologies people are 
using now, but it wasn't designed as that, and I for one find the 
provocations basically reasonable.


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