illustration by Dieter Braun
Appeared in: Volume 9, Number 3
Published on: December 19, 2013
Present and Unaccounted For

An untenable assertion sets the stage for a trend-spotter’s insights.

Sven Birkerts is the author of nine books, including The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age. His next book, On or About: Surveying the Digital Divide, will be published by Graywolf in 2015.
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  • Anthony

    The time of no time and everything is everything appear rather science fictional; which may then lead, if one plays game, to “nothing is nothing” (a definite absurd tautology within space/time parameters). Yet, review provides glimpse of terms/concepts reached at to give sense/meaning to technology enhanced day to day living – fractal perhaps.

    • Bruno_Behrend

      Excellent point. When ” everything is everything,” then ” nothing is nothing.”

      • Anthony

        Thank you Bruno and Happy New Year.

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