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2 monthes ago   |   By Open Space

Graphic: Omar Mohammad.
When we struggle to explain the inherent qualities of a medium, we tend to defer to analogies and metaphors. This is especially true of the internet. Clouds, highways, streams, and real estate are just a few examples of the concepts employed to represent this intangible invention. Staring into a screen, it's easy to imagine an expanse behind the glass, a limitless space where these metaphors unfold, when in reality it is only as extensive as the material from which it's made. Fueling this illusion is the medium's dynamic, immediate nature. Though metaphors may grant...
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