[iDC] Re: Lev Manovich on Remix Culture

Curt Cloninger curt at lab404.com
Sun Apr 16 22:14:26 EDT 2006

- wayne coyne

>still following 'provocative views'...
>"The problem with computers is that there is not enough Africa in them. This
>is why I can't use them for very long. Do you know what a nerd is? A
>nerd is a human being without enough Africa in him or her. I know
>this sounds sort of inversely racist to
>say, but I think the African connection is so important.
>You know why music was the center of our lives for such a long time?
>Because it was a way of allowing Africa in. In 50 years, it might not
>be Africa; it might be Brazil. But I want so desperately for that
>sensibility to flood into these other areas, like computers."
>Brian Eno (Interview with Brian Eno - Wired Magazine, May 1995)

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