Marianne and I are writing about Collected Visions for Photoworks journal. To get my mind moving to answer her questions. I started researching what the web looked like in 1996 when Collected Visions launched.
Internet Society > Brief History of the Internet
Wikipedia > History of the Internet
The Internet was commercialized in 1995 when NSFNET was decommissioned, removing the last restrictions on the use of the Internet to carry commercial traffic.
Slate Magazine – Jurassic Web, Feb 2009
Media Bistro How Does the Internet of 1996 Compare to 2011? [INFOGRAPHIC]
From ekarj.com (?) Written 7-10-06
The World Wide Web: Past, Present and Future by Tim Berners-Lee (written in 1996)
Voyager Co. that was the major player in the production of interactive CD-Roms disbanded in 1997! Case study
going back a step>
What the Internet looked like in 1995 Washington Post (with video form PBS Computer Chronicles
Smithsonian Blog from December 12,2012:Fun Places on the Internet (in 1995)
Flickr: The migraine Pool
I should have known! I think I see where i have to place my photos. Thinking about Penelope Umbrico‘s work got to check out flickr instead of my google images (and more commercial) obsession.
I will be talking to students at the Seoul Art Institute via Culturehub
CULTUREHUB ARTALK PRESENTS / LORIE NOVAK
via – Events and Participants.
Thursday April 5 / 9PM
CULTUREHUB/ 47 Great Jones St / 3rd Floor
Returning to work after exhibiting is always hard.
Experimenting with my files and new found photoshop skills. I’ve discovered tonight that the overlay layer lets me make combinations like I used to putting two slides together on my light table.
Here I find myself staring at myself stare at the screen and while I am staring at the screen i find myself making the same gesture. And it is as if I am trapped in the screen – trapped in the news. The red in the photo is like blood on my hands and/or my mouth. I am both silenced and scarred.
Dear Photograph – collected visions in the blogging age. so simple and what interests me is how it focuses on the photograph as an object. Many nods to Ken Josephson.
Germans screen all 80 of Charlie Chaplin’s films
saw this via a FB post a couple days ago and the image has stayed in my mind so am capturing it.
BRILLIANT PROJECT & RESPONSE
Like hundreds of others finding keepsakes that fell from the sky and posting photographs of them on a Facebook lost and found, the woman included her e-mail address, and Ms. Washburn wrote immediately: “That man is my granddaddy. It would mean a lot to me to have that picture.”
via Memories Scattered by Southern Storms Land on Facebook – NYTimes.com.
Why Innovation Doffs an Old Hat by JOSHUA BRUSTEIN
NY Times: February 12, 2011
Just as the average human carries around the remnants of a prehistoric tail and a useless appendix, the tools we use also bear marks of the evolutionary process from which they arose. more
…superfluous references to the past are known as skeuomorphs (from the Greek words for tool and form), and Apple’s fondness for them on the iPad has provoked criticism from some designers.
“It drives a lot of designers batty because it is so skeuomorphically heavy,” said Craig Mod, a designer for Flipboard, a magazine for the iPad.
I’m staring at my skeuomorphically heavy screen (now I know there is an adjective too): trashcan, folders, my desktop… but as I read the article and came across the photo below with a protester drawing computer keys to express his wish: I wonder what it should be called, a de-skeuomorph?
Not surprised that I found when internet searching the blog skeuomorphs.com/ > technology vs. nostalgia