Re: [-empyre-] ? == ?

the above statements have generated questions i would love to get the criticalartware coreDev take on. Instead of asking the questions directly, I will respond to each of the '=' statements with a quote, which then I hope people will [extend/complicate/remix] - or just respond to.

does knew media == new media ?
is new media _rooted in known media ?

"In the name of 'progress,' our official culture is striving to force the new media to do the work of the old." - MM

how do we know new media ?

"All media are extensions of some human faculty - psychic or physical." - MM

is knew media new ?

"Not only a systemic but also a utopian critique was implicit in video's early use, for the effort was not to enter the system but to transform every aspect it and - legacy of the revolutionary avant-garde project - to redefine the system out of existence by merging art with social life and making audience and producer interchangeable." - MR

is knew media gnu ?

"We are educating our computers faster than we are educating our young people..." - Sol Linowitz (quoted in RBF)
"The clash naturally occurs in transitional periods." - MM

MR = Martha Rosler, Video: Shedding the Utopian Moment
RBF = R. Buckminster Fuller with Jerome Agel and Quentin Fiore, I Seem To Be A Verb
MM = Marshall McLuhan & Quentin Fiore, The Medium is the Message

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