Category: Thoughts

Aesthetic Arrest

Aesthetic Arrest

In my recent presentation on YouTube I mention the idea that we can sometimes experience moments of “aesthetic arrest” while watching YouTube.  This was mentioned...

Context Collapse

Context Collapse

After watching my presentation on YouTube, several people have asked me for a specific definition of “context collapse.”  Here is an excerpt taken from the...

The Little Glass Dot

The Little Glass Dot

Several people have requested the text for the little poem I recited toward the end of my Library of Congress presentation on YouTube.  It is...

World Simulation (the full video)

World Simulation (the full video)

Here is the full World Simulation video for Spring 2008. Several people have seen the sped-up “teaching with twitter” version and requested the original, so...