Wireless roads

June 9, 2008 at 6:13 am Leave a comment

Following transportation routes for the design of communication infrastructure has its roots in the 19th-century strategy of threading the telegraph network through the continental railways, not like natural resources that don’t follow property or other lines we draw arbitrarily. Drawing on medium theory, an article in the latest Community Informatics Journal argues that participation in community informatics in an era of virtual identities and mediated communication requires attention to the broad effects of technology, particularly in connection to changing conceptions of time and space.


Entry filed under: metaphor.

The network Singularity by IEE

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