low-tech “v” hi-tech

Often we think hi-tech is better, it is the future, it is fast and efficient and sleek and has something added to it. Watch for example this video of Snowboarders in the Alps – the addition of neon lighting in the dark makes it amazing – it would have been amazing without it but it [...]

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All that was previously solid

“Does digitised information transcend all that was previously solid?” Hand (2008) The recent demise of high street shops is indicative of Hand’s comments on the change from solid to digital. HMV and Jessops are prime examples of the change in the way people interact with technology and how it is slowly but inevitably leading to [...]

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