While the fleur-de-lis has appeared on countless Europeancoats of arms and flags over the centuries, it is particularly associated with the French monarchy in a historical context. Chevrolet Corvette, Boy Scouts, and New Orleans Saints. Semantics is very important to understand. Symbols/Images have very different meanings depending on your world view. Indeed they also contain the preverbal 1000 words. This is why brands use them to create, as Neuroscientist AntioniDemassio coins it, Somatic Markers. Stored in your pre-frontal cortex, its your personal database of unique meanings that help you to respond to something with meaning in either a non-cognitive emotional way or using higher order cognitive processing.
Paintings at Apollo 11 site in south west africa. 23,500bc. Its no surprise that the earliest forms of communications i
West Semitic people from the eastern coast of the Mediterranean (where Phoenician and Hebrew groups lived) are usually credited with developing the world's first writing system. There was 20,000 years of human history that passed where the population depended on communicating through images.
And that was when things were SIMPLE. Lets just look at how many people existed when introduced an alphabet……not that many. However, we have seen an explosion of population since the Renaissance, where we see an explosion of human processing power. All adding their own narrative and symbols of expression to human culture.
Which brings me to today……thank you Google for helping index and order this knowledge!
However, it took about 10 years for Google to move from text-based results.
To Universal Search Results (where images, videos, sound, maps, news, and books) are now part of Search Results Pages. We have had a decade of making a science of SEO and SEM to only have it challenged by a new dynamic, multi-media.
This is what we set out to understand.
Implications Of User Engagement
Implications Of User EngagementWith Search Engine Results Pages<br />Thursday, March 25, 2010<br />