Meanwhile the Net takes on an aspect not only of disembodied street fair but also psychic slum. Predatory avatars---disinformationists---slave-labor data-entry in US prisons---cyberrape (violation of the data body)---invisible surveillance---waves of panic (K-porn, Nazis-on-the-Net, etc.)---massive invasion of privacy---advertisements---all manner of psychic pollution. Not to mention the possibility of bionic brainwashing, carpal tunnel syndrome, and the sinister all-gray-green presence of the machines themselves, like old sci-fi movie sets (future as bad design). In fact, just as Gibson predicted, the Net is already virtually haunted. Web cemeteries for dead cyber-pets---false obituaries---Tim Leary still sending personal messages---ascended masters of Heaven's Gate---not to mention the already vast lost archaeology of the Net, its ARPA levels, old BBSs, forgotten languages, abandoned Webpages. In fact, as someone said at the last NETTIME conference in Ljubljana, the Net has already become a kind of romantic ruin. And here, at the most "spectral" level of our analysis, suddenly, the Net begins to look...interesting again. A bit of gothic horror. Seduction of the Cyber Zombies. Fin-de-millennium, hothouse flowers, laudanum.
We are all online right now!!! My door is online!!
i need to crank dis shit out and party hard!!
In German the word Lichtung means a clearing, as in, for example, a clearing in the woods. Since its root is the German word for light (Licht), it is sometimes also translated as "lighting," and in Heidegger's work it refers to the necessity of a clearing in which anything at all can appear, the clearing in which some thing or idea can show itself, or be unconcealed.[13] Being, but not beings, stands out as if in a clearing, or physically, as if in a space. Thus, Hubert Dreyfus writes, "things show up in the light of our understanding of being."[14]
1. A computer would be world champion in chess.
2. A computer would discover and prove an important new mathematical theorem.
3. Most theories in psychology will take the form of computer programs.

We look to media to see proof of our life outside of ourselves, only to find media as an extension of ourselves uncontrollably. In media there is no truth, no nature, and no value; this is death. And death is eternity. How can you become eternal in time? To do so would be magic. Marshall McLuhan once said we live several lifetimes in just one. This is the magical phenomenon where the impossible becomes possible. In media we find multiple paths and eternal becomings.

We dub ourselves the LOL School!
Laccetti and Molsk, in their essay entitled The Lost Art of Writing, are critical of the acronyms, predicting reduced chances of employment for students who use such acronyms, stating that, "Unfortunately for these students, their bosses will not be 'lol' when they read a report that lacks proper punctuation and grammar, has numerous misspellings, various made-up words, and silly acronyms." David Crystal notes that use of LOL is not necessarily genuine, just as the use of smiley faces or grins is not necessarily genuine, posing the rhetorical question "How many people are actually 'laughing out loud' when they send LOL?". Franzini concurs, stating that there is as yet no research that has determined the percentage of people who are actually laughing out loud when they write "LOL".









    In mid-February 2009, two videos featuring the physical abuse of a domestic cat named Dusty by Kenny Glenn, who was calling himself "Timmy" were posted on YouTube. The 4chan community was able to track down the originator of the videos, a fourteen-year-old from Oklahoma, and passed his details to his local police department. As a result of this, a suspect was arrested and the cat was treated by a vet and taken to a safe place.Prior to the Wall Street Journal and TIME interviews, moot deliberately kept his real identity separate from 4chan. He told Grossman "my personal private life is very separate from my Internet life ... There's a firewall in between    
The TAZ has occurred, is occurring, and will occur with or without the computer.                  
    But for the TAZ to reach its full potential it must become less a matter of spontaneous combustion and more a matter of "islands in the Net."              
  The Net, or rather the counter-Net, assumes the promise of an integral aspect of the TAZ, an addition that will multiply its potential, a "quantum jump" (odd how this expression has come to mean a big leap) in complexity and significance.     The TAZ must now exist within a world of pure space, the world of the senses.          
Liminal, even evanescent, the TAZ must combine information and desire in order to fulfill its adventure (its "happening"), in order to fill itself to the borders of its destiny, to saturate itself with its own becoming.



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How Naive we are!! Do we really think we're going to break through something? Our notion of an earth shattering effect, a a slow yet sizemic ripple is romantic. Let's make this naivete our emblem, our ego and go from there.

  this is a video of me checking my facebook.
  thank your objects for being there for you. a computer is not in front of you.♥♥♥♥♥                
    Well then, what about InterNet consciousness? It has its non-linear aspects, doesn't it? If there can exist a "rationality of the marvelous", is there not a place for Net mind at the feast? In the end we must be content with ambiguity. A "pure" answer is impossible here---it would stink of ideology.              



"Real without being actual, ideal without being abstract. Time doesn't exist when you're.... jstchillin!"






"Real without being actual, ideal without being abstract. Time doesn't exist when you're.... jstchillin!" SERIAL CHILLERS IN PARADISE