Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mixed Realities: Actual vs. Virtual vs. Augmented

To me, bringing the ordinary sense of reality to a mediated one, be it virtual or augmented reality, the technical agent’s job is to mobilise the dimensionality of information to certain but variable degrees. My most intimate experiences with any kind of mixed realities are perhaps 3D movie-watching, encountering photos on Facebook with which I […]

Global Mnemotechnics as Extensions of the Mind

I’m going to start this discussion with the recount of my trip to Japan two years ago. My Story Well, basically, I went to Osaka and Kyoto with two of my college friends. And our site-seeing was proudly led by our cameras the whole time. To recollect and, perhaps in the attempt to make more […]

First, Thinkers. Then, Media Ecologies: do we actually know what we’re dealing with?

As citizens of this technological world today, it is difficult for anyone to precisely map out the media in terms of its effects on, and power over, societies and cultures that are evolving eternally. Indeed, this is a statement that can be disputed anytime by looking at the dominance of culture over technology. Technological Determinism […]