Media Futures, Part 4/5: ALCHEMY

The practice of transmuting base metals into precious metals. In considering Alchemy as it relates to the Internet, I have been spending my time trying to reconstruct my college readings of Walter Benjamin, the beautifully melancholy German essayist from the 30′s.  I took a class on the Frankfurt School, a group of intellectuals who distinguished […]

Media Futures, Part 4/5: ALCHEMY

The practice of transmuting base metals into precious metals. In considering Alchemy as it relates to the Internet, I have been spending my time trying to reconstruct my college readings of Walter Benjamin, the beautifully melancholy German essayist from the 30′s.  I took a class on the Frankfurt School, a group of intellectuals who distinguished […]