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dead media

A storage medium that has outlived its usefulness because there are no devices conveniently available to read it. The 5.25" floppy disk, various Syquest media and the 8-track cartridge are examples.
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PJ: In 1995 you started the Dead Media Project (Sterling, 2017a), which explores the history of obsolete media and their usage.
14 Online stories wrongly claimed he was dead MEDIA in the UK mistakenly published online stories announcing the Duke of Edinburgh had died.
Many decried Panelo's brazen stance in court accusing relatives of the dead media workers of lying about their testimonies against the Ampatuans.
The next day, the IFJ would condemn the murders of the Charlie Hebdo journalists, as an online counter that numbers dead media workers moved rapidly and ominously upward.
Jesse Stommel, in his "The Loveliness of Decay: Rotting Flesh, Literary Matter, and Dead Media," considers three explorations of death and the bodily abjection of rot and decay found in diverse media: a series of photographs by Cindy Sherman presenting herself as a stylized dead body, Poppy Z.
Rather than fade into obscurity within the museum of dead media however, we argue that the cable industry will remain as vital as ever, likely to increase profits and control in the coming years.
This diversity can be seen in a whole range of different ways, but it is perfectly encapsulated in Dead Media?.
If digital art isn't going to end up buried in the sedimentary record of dead media and obsolete movements, it needs to turn its focus outward, away from art-centric theorizing and purely formal concerns, toward the lightning-rod events and issues of the day: class war, race war, the culture wars, the runaway acceleration of everyday life, the atomization of the self, the demolition of gender, the disappearance of nature, to name a few.
PRINCE Andrew has been seen out for the second time with dead media boss Robert Maxwell's daughter Ghislaine.
The point of the Dead Media Project, beyond its surface technoanthropology, is to counter the hype of Net gurus, their tendency to champion nonexistent "vaporware" in terms otherwise reserved for the Second Coming and to load all technological change into the operating system we might call Progress 2.0.
Mossad agents, a dead media tycoon and a ton of missing loot feature in Max by Juval Aviv (Century pounds 11.99).
Look up the Dead Media Project on the Web: It's enlightening, if a trifle horrifying.