Doug Henwood on Fri, 9 Nov 2001 03:22:26 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Analog to Digital Dj mixes coded language...

Dan Sheetz wrote:

>The comparison between digital networks and the toilet networks seems
>quite apt

Must come naturally to a guy named Sheetz!.

Anyways, toilets were a big deal.  The digital network is a big deal. The
toilet taught us nothing about sharing.  Hopefully the network will.

Quite the contrary, re: the toilet. Dominque Laporte argues in his
profound and charming little book History of Shit
that the toilet contributed heavily to the creation of the bourgeois
Western individual.


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