Patrice Riemens on Thu, 10 May 2012 06:58:38 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Privacy, Moglen, @ioerror, #rp12 (Lascaux)

> Lascaux is far from being low cost/free and with global reach, which I had
> in mind.
> Show me someone who contributes to 'social media' today with an eye on
> recognition 10,000 years from now. Which is what transpired in Lascaux -
> the style did not change for thousands of years, and very few saw the
> stuff during lifetimes of authors.
>> Lascaux.

By now, Lascaux has grown principarily into a massive conservation/
preservation industry mobilizing vast resources and hundreds of experts,
many more than those actually concerned with its artistic content. Maybe
that is an apt metaphor for the (future of the) ('new') media ...

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