Saturday, May 27, 2017

Re: [Yasmin_discussions] art*science 2017 - The New and History

Dear Ziva,

of course I agree and share many of our concerns.

I was really pointing out how the three concepts that you described (spam,
selfies and self promotion) have little to nothing in common with each
other. They are really different phenomena. So I was really wondering what
you were referring to.

when a certain threshold in any of these categories is reached, our humble
> central nervous system does not treat it as a complex phenomenon but as
> noise overload.

I am not sure about this. Other mechanisms exist, such as attention (and
its absence), social dynamics in selection of information, bubbles, echo
chambers, which have good and bad effects, depending on where you're

Are we sure that this "overload" or "tolerance" is the only thing that is
There are other options and possibilities, and even opportunities.

All the best,

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