A Mathematical Theory of Communication, for Children
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The word “format” is applied to a wide range of regulating technical conventions, from the size of the page of a printed newspaper, to the proportion of width to height in a photographic image, to the numerous digital encoding schemas for texts and images which increasingly structure all communication and production.
are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era? We are asked, “In what ways will technology change how we communicate in the next 100 years and beyond?” We see rolling wheels in these double zeros. We see the serpent Ouroboros eating its own tail. We see circles spinning: Fortuna’s wheel, helter-skelter; […]