The Wasteful Self of the Internet

There is no doubt that we have moved into a post-literate society. Following Gregory Ulmer, we call it electracy. Just like literacy gave us the technology of phonic writing and its allied possibilities of manipulation of words and meanings, electracy has given us the technology of the internet and its allied possibilities of manipulation of digital images/ traces. Literacy...

The Demiurge of the Web

The internet is disruptive in character. It has disrupted the linear modes of communication. Non-linearity has become the order of the day. The linear modes of narration, description, exposition, argumentation and critique that profoundly belong to literacy are steadily dying in the post-literacy society. We can find that the texts of the internet are laid out in a linear...

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Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao