Working notes from the Scandinavian Institute for Computational Vandalism

Sehen wie ein Scanner

Culture has not only created epistemology, but indeed also signal-processing machines, which are then by definition detached from culture: they do not ‘count’ semantic aspects; they do not view images as icons; they do not perceive sound as music; and they read texts with the aesthetics of a scanner, by Optical Character Recognition.

Wolfgang Ernst: “From Media History to Zeitkritik“.

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