brand language

BRAND LANGUAGE: Of Brands, Zombies, And Ventriloquists

Ventriloquists have a funny job. They give inanimate objects a voice like they were human beings. The art of the ventriloquist is to speak without letting it show, keeping their lips tight. As a consequence, hand puppets usually have these

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brand language

BRAND LANGUAGE: Of Brands, Zombies, And Ventriloquists

Ventriloquists have a funny job. They give inanimate objects a voice like they were human beings. The art of the ventriloquist is to speak without letting it show, keeping their lips tight. As a consequence, hand puppets usually have these

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Werner Rügemer, Ratingagenturen

Die Verschwörung der Ratingagenturen

Werner Rügemer, Ratingagenturen. Einblicke in die Kapitalmacht der Gegenwart, 190 S., transcript xtexte, Bielefeld, 2012 Über Ratingagenturen wollte ich schon lange mehr wissen. Wie sie arbeiten, wonach sie bewerten, wie seriös ihre Arbeit ist und von welchen Interessen geleitet? Nun

Werner Rügemer, Ratingagenturen

Die Verschwörung der Ratingagenturen

Werner Rügemer, Ratingagenturen. Einblicke in die Kapitalmacht der Gegenwart, 190 S., transcript xtexte, Bielefeld, 2012 Über Ratingagenturen wollte ich schon lange mehr wissen. Wie sie arbeiten, wonach sie bewerten, wie seriös ihre Arbeit ist und von welchen Interessen geleitet? Nun

Pedro Reyes, Sanatorium, documenta (13)

DOCUMENTA (13): We Know Art Can Be Therapy. But May Therapy Be Turned Into Art?

After our recent visit to the much hailed documenta (13) art exhibition in Kassel, Hassia, Germany, we had an interesting discussion on the bus while driving home. It was about an exhibit by the artist Pedro Reyes called Sanatorium. In

Pedro Reyes, Sanatorium, documenta (13)

DOCUMENTA (13): We Know Art Can Be Therapy. But May Therapy Be Turned Into Art?

After our recent visit to the much hailed documenta (13) art exhibition in Kassel, Hassia, Germany, we had an interesting discussion on the bus while driving home. It was about an exhibit by the artist Pedro Reyes called Sanatorium. In

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KULTURKRITIK: Böses PowerPoint

“Brühwürfel des Denkens” Unter diesem Titel schrieb Thomas Steinfeld am 30.11.2009 in der Süddeutschen Zeitung einen kritischen Bericht über die “PowerPoint”-Kultur und ihre zerstörerische Wirkung auf die Redekunst. Dieser Bericht ist nur einer von vielen zu diesem Thema. Es gibt

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KULTURKRITIK: Böses PowerPoint

“Brühwürfel des Denkens” Unter diesem Titel schrieb Thomas Steinfeld am 30.11.2009 in der Süddeutschen Zeitung einen kritischen Bericht über die “PowerPoint”-Kultur und ihre zerstörerische Wirkung auf die Redekunst. Dieser Bericht ist nur einer von vielen zu diesem Thema. Es gibt

Apple: Make history or just money?

APPLE VS SAMSUNG TRIAL: Why Apple Can Only Lose

While the jury is pondering over its verdict in the Apple Samsung trial, I can’t help but think that Apple has maneuvered itself into a Catch 22 situation with this legal battle. If they win, they lose. And if they

Apple: Make history or just money?

APPLE VS SAMSUNG TRIAL: Why Apple Can Only Lose

While the jury is pondering over its verdict in the Apple Samsung trial, I can’t help but think that Apple has maneuvered itself into a Catch 22 situation with this legal battle. If they win, they lose. And if they

Our Gutenberg

STEVE JOBS: He Was Our Gutenberg (or Alexander…?)

With Steve Jobs, we’ve lost the Gutenberg of our age. He has shaped the surfaces and interfaces that in turn shape our expectations and habits vis a vis the medium that McLuhan just called the electric one: the networked computer

Our Gutenberg

STEVE JOBS: He Was Our Gutenberg (or Alexander…?)

With Steve Jobs, we’ve lost the Gutenberg of our age. He has shaped the surfaces and interfaces that in turn shape our expectations and habits vis a vis the medium that McLuhan just called the electric one: the networked computer