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art slow theory

The Idiot – a topical figure again?

ἰδιώτης,idiōtēs I) N. 1) the individual man, private citizen in oposite to the state, att.Pr.; b) the common, ignoble man 2) a) the ignorant, layman in oposite to the trained person, e.g. in oposite to a physician b) someone ignorant to poetry, a prosaic person. […] Totski muttered to himself: “He may be an idiot, […]

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everyday life web service

“Everything is turned into a highway”

(three weeks without Google) [Original German Blog Post]

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everyday life web service

Digital Literacy
My fourth day without Google.

[Original German Blog Post] “Ask any kid what Facebook is for and he’ll tell you it’s there to help him make friends. […] He has no idea the real purpose of the software, and the people coding it, is to monetize his relationships. He isn’t even aware of those people, the program, or their purpose. […]

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everyday life twitter web service

Valueable recommandations
instead of fruitless rummaging.
Without Google: Day 1

[Original German Blog Post] Yesterday, I made my mind to abandon all search engines for some time; so I would not hesitate to tell how my using the Internet is changed by that. The most important means to get to valuable information, are my networks, Twitter at first. I would not want to get lost […]

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everyday life web service

Without Google.

[Read this post in German] “The world is not a ball”. The night is made by the shadow, thrown by the mountain of the north. Changing the perspective like shown here, in the “Christian Topography” by Cosmas Indicopleustes. I would probably not have found that via Google. Figure from Cosmas Indicopleustes, Christian Topography, Ed. J. […]