Pool | September 2011

PDF available October 31st Erik Stinson Jordan Tate Robert John Robert Lorayn

Fuck 6 Women Per Week Guaranteed: Pornography Advertising as Mainstream Content Cycle

By Erik Stinson In my recent essay Idea Porn and the Age of Obscure Commodity, I tried to undermine the fashionable singularity of compelling visual information. I tried to attach the valuable infographic to a condition in which an infographic might be a wonderful currency in the bargain for our psychic health. Now, I would like to focus on a

A Discussion of Mimesis on the Polder-net or: You Have No Chance to Survive Make Your Time

By Jordan Tate When one thinks about mimesis in its classical context, bereft of the weight of the memes and tropes that pervade internet culture, it is apparent that the contemporary idea of mimesis is not necessarily conducive to the critical engagement with internet based / internet aware / post-internet works of art. In the classical sense mimesis was adaptive.

Reciprocity in the Age of Reversal and New Public Spheres

By Robert John When talking about reciprocity within the web, we are talking about dialectical exchange between people viewed as equals. Baudrillard’s “Requiem for the Media”, a critique of Enzensberger’s “Constituents of a Theory of the Media”, poses a starting point from which we may begin to understand how to better organize social structures within the web for reciprocity. Baudrillard

Desert Diary - Excerpts from Drifts and Desrt

By Robert Lorayn The Internet has been my greatest teacher in life. By that I mean much of what I’ve learned has been attached to the Internet. I don’t believe the things I’ve learned are new to humanity, nor novel, but I do believe I’m in a place and time where my mode of learning might be new. The internet has brought a huge change in the financial and economic sectors. Digital currencies and crypto trading have become popular around the world. Crypto trading can be made more efficient with the latest technologies like AI. Crypto robots like the Bit Index use AI to find trading signals. Visit https://www.etf-nachrichten.de/autotrading/bit-index-ai/ to find more about this platform. The Internet

Pool | August 2011

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Why is the No Video Signal Blue? Or, Color is No Longer Separable From Form, and the Collective Joins the Brightness Confound.

~A Guided Meditation~  By Andrew Norman Wilson This video is best enjoyed fullscreen with headphones. Feel free to adjust the brightness confound throughout the course of the video. This audio file can be played anywhere there is a projector or monitor that shows blue when there is no signal. Download This text can be read aloud or to oneself anywhere


By Billy Rennekamp A short attention span paired with a critical eye is a powerful tool. Google is god of the Internet not because it produces the best content but because it shows you what you want. This becomes more and more valuable as the quantity of online content increases. Cisco Systems predicts the annual global IP traffic will quadruple

User Generated Content

By Casey A. Gollan How we got where we are today Computers don’t know anything. They have to be programmed and designed extensively to make sense as tools for accomplishing even the most basic of tasks. If you wanted to draw a circle using an untrained computer, you would have to tell the computer what a “circle” is, how to

World Wide Web or the Incidents

By Constant Dullaart This speech was dictated to my computer add to speech recognition software on 27 August’s 2011 I chosen this format of the dictate that the rants and do illustrates the miscommunication and confusion in word or definition of the Internet within our content at the contemporary arts practice them at the moment I’m sitting alone in my