Archivio mensile: dicembre 2012

Verba manent, scripta Volant #1: Nuclear semiotics: the preservation of information for ever.

What has changed with digitalization? There are just three ontological (i.e. necessary, unavoidable) changes, affecting how we interact with data/information generated/managed through computers, in comparison to how we interact with analogic (i.e. paper based) registrations/inscriptions/documents. The first two differences are … Continua a leggere

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Traces, Recordings, Inscriptions and Documents

The best ontological definition of document, I was able to find is in “Documentality: Why It Is Necessary to Leave Traces (Commonalities)“, by Maurizio Ferraris, http://www.amazon.com/Documentality-Necessary-Leave-Traces-Commonalities/dp/0823249697 that is the translation of “Documentalità: perché é necessario lasciar tracce” by Maurizio Ferraris … Continua a leggere

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Year 2000, when digitalisation became ubiquituous.

I would make a clear difference of the impact of digitalisation, before and after ubiquitous connectivity (1). In fact in 2000 WiFi, ADSL  UMTS and Application Layer Firewalls (3) started to be commercialized, making within a few years computer interconnection … Continua a leggere

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