Montage

Montage

https://www.mediated.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Kuleshov.mp4   The term is attributed to Klaus Conrad,who defined it as the "unmotivated seeing of connections" accompanied by a "specific experience of an abnormal meaningfulness". In 1958, Klaus Conrad published a monograph titled Die beginnende Schizophrenie. Versuch einer Gestaltanalyse des Wahns ("The onset of schizophrenia: an attempt to form an analysis of delusion"),in which [...]

Appropriation

Borges's best-known set of literary forgeries date from his early work as a translator and literary critic with a regular column in the Argentine magazine El Hogar. Along with publishing numerous legitimate translations, he also published original works, for example, in the style of Emanuel Swedenborg or One Thousand and One Nights, originally claiming them to [...]
Act of Creation

Act of Creation

Ah-ha: (Also McLuhan's ohhboy!) The Act of Creation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Act of Creation is a 1964 book by Arthur Koestler . It is a study of the processes of discovery , invention , imagination and creativity in humor , science , and the arts . It lays out Koestler's attempt to [...]
Music of the Spheres

Music of the Spheres

Loop Sequence The music sequencer (or simply sequencer ) is a device or computer software to record, edit, play back the music , by handling note and performance information in several forms, typically : MIDI , CV/Gate , and possibly audio and automation data for Plug-ins and DAWs .  Commodore 64 With the advent of MIDI [...]
Nabokov’s Butterflies

Nabokov’s Butterflies

Vladimir Nabokov may be known to most people as the author of classic novels like “Lolita” and “Pale Fire.” But even as he was writing those books, Nabokov had a parallel existence as a self-taught expert on butterflies. He was the curator of lepidoptera at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, and he [...]
Voynich MS

Voynich MS

For almost 100 years, experts and amateur researchers have tried to solve the riddle of a handwritten book, referred to as the “Voynich manuscript,” composed in an unknown script. The numerous theories about this remarkable document are contradictory and range from plausible to adventurous. From The Skeptical Inquirer Also see Chris' Analysis.

Is this crazy?

…hearing voices and feeling paranoid are common experiences, and are often a reaction to trauma, abuse or deprivation: “Calling them symptoms of mental illness, psychosis or schizophrenia is only one way of thinking about them, with advantages and disadvantages.”

The grammar of storytelling

Saschka Unseld : Through the two VR experiences Story Studio has made already—Lost and Henry—and the ones it has forthcoming, Unseld and his team are slowly learning the grammar of what plays well inside a headset. “The way comedy works and the way empathy works is very different in VR than it is in film,” Unseld [...]