cu • ra • torSomeone
who plans and oversees thearrangement, cataloguing, andexhibition of collections. S/he describesand analyzes valuable objects for thebenefit of researchers and the public.
The list is the origin
of culture. It’s part ofthe history of art and literature. What doesculture want? To make infinity comprehen-sible. And how, as a human being, doesone face infinity? How does one attemptto grasp the incomprehensible? Throughlists, through catalogs, through collectionsin museums & through encyclopedias &dictionaries. - Umberto Eco
Jan. 25th &the 21st century
Internet issues Create it raises Course An action unprecedented in Internet history: Government switches oﬀ Internet, mobile & SMS February 2nd: Internet returns Content ?Why cut access to the Net Neutrality An ISP could start treating diﬀerent content types, platforms & sites diﬀerently What IF we lost net neutrality?INTERNET Message control in this case: Kick out Al Jazeera Message controlled by the State Media: No protesters Slow Lane: For the Rest please wait ... Internet Tiered Matter of Message Control: Fast Lane: social media shifts message control to people For the Rich What IF Should the government be allowed to switch oﬀ the Internet in case of a cyber emergency? The INTERNET KILL SWITCH we lost net neutrality? • Some ISPs may not allow access to sites like Youtube (hence no video of the revolution) • Rich may have access to Video not available faster network that can handle video, poor may not be able to aﬀord that Internet access A Basic Human Right? Mobile reporting: Important in getting story out