By Vilém Flusser,Mark Poster,Nancy Ann Roth
Confirming Flusser’s prestige as a theorist of latest media within the related rank as Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Paul Virilio, and Friedrich Kittler, the stability of this publication teases out the nuances of those advancements. to discover a standard denominator between texts and practices that span millennia, Flusser appears again to the earliest types of writing and ahead to the digitization of texts now less than means. For Flusser, writing—despite its obstacles when put next to electronic media—underpins old attention, the idea that of development, and the character of severe inquiry. whereas the textual content as a cultural shape might finally turn into superfluous, he argues, the paintings of writing won't a lot disappear yet quite evolve into new sorts of idea and expression.