RvK: On #IoT in 2005
25/01/2021 – 10:19
Every new set of techniques brings forth its own literacy: The Aristotelian protests against introducing pencil writing, may seem rather incredible now, at the time it meant nothing less than a radical change in the structures of power distribution. Overnight, a system of thought and set of grammar; an oral literacy dependant on a functionality of internal information visualization techniques and recall, was made redundant because the techniques could be externalised. Throughout Western civilization the history of memory externalisation runs parallel with the experienced disappearance of its artificial, man made, character. An accidental disappearance, however much intrinsic to our experience, that up till now has not been deliberate…
In the early 2000s I was trying to make sense of #IoT in a series of articles in Noema.
https://noemalab.eu/ideas/essay/real-rules-of-innovation-for-the-21st-century-part-3/IoT Council – What the Internet of Things means for societyRead More