Gas chromatographic recording (chemical mesaging) in insects. Thomas S. Baker, Learning the Language of Insects - and How to Talk Back
Konrad Lorenz: Animals do not have a language in the true sense of the word. In the higher vertebrates, as also in insects, particularly in the socially living species of both great groups, every individual has a certain number of innate movements and sounds for expressing feelings. It also has innate ways of reacting to those signals…
King Solomon’s Ring, The Language of Animals
Frederick Farrar, a friend of Sebald, has killed himself unintentionally with a cigarette lighter that he carried in his pocket - he was found an hour later covered with severe burns head to foot and died the same day.
Project Cybersyn was a Chilean project from 1971–1973 during the presidency of Salvador Allende aimed at constructing a distributed decision support system to aid in the management of the national economy. The project consisted of four modules: an economic simulator, custom software to check factory performance, an operations room, and a national network of telex machines that were linked to one mainframe computer.
Two clippings from Automated government, an article by John W. Macy in The New Computer Age, 1966:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Wrapped Coast, One Million Square Feet, Little Bay, Sydney, Australia, 1968-69. Photo: Harry Shunk. © 1969 Christo Source: http://christojeanneclaude.net
Contains notes on The Stranger by Georg Simmel.
Stranger (as a sociological form) is the conceptual unity of 'wandering' and 'fixation'.
Potential wanderer - someone who hasn't belonged to the group from the very beginning, that he imports qualities into it that cannot stem from the group itself.
Unity of nearness and remoteness (he, who is close by, is far and vice versa).
Notes for: Transcript. Race, The Floating Signifier. Featuring Stuart Hall. Media Education Foundation.