Technoculture (studies In Classical Philology)


Technoculture (studies In Classical Philology)
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At the very beginning of the student revolt, during the Free Speech Movement at Berkeley, the computer was a favorite target for aggression. … During the May events in Paris, the reversion to archaic forms of production was particularly characteristic. Instead of carrying out agitation among the workers with a modern offset press, the students printed their posters on the hand presses of the Ecole des Beaux Arts. The political slogans were hand-painted stencils would certainly have made it possible to produce them en masse, but it would have offended the creative imagination of the authors. The ability to make proper strategic use of the most advanced media was lacking. It was not the radio headquarters that were seized by the rebels, but the Odeon Theatre, steeped in tradition.

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