Hypertext and the Representational Capacities of the Binary Alphabet .

@inproceedings{Finnemann1999HypertextAT,
  title={Hypertext and the Representational Capacities of the Binary Alphabet .},
  author={Niels Ole Finnemann},
  year={1999}
}
In this paper it is argued that the relation between the socalled »Gutenberg galaxis« of printculture and the »Turing galaxis« of digital media is not one of opposition and substitution, but rather one of co-evolution and integration. Or more precisely: that the Gutenberg–galaxis on the one hand can be inscribed into the Turing–galaxis, which on the other hand is textual in character since it is based on linear and serially processed representations manifested in a binary alphabet. In… CONTINUE READING