In considering art, you only know what you like according to what you know. The history of art is also the history of ideas, which are dynamically changing through time.  I started asking myself some questions about what art can do and here were some of my answers. expression of consciousness visual expression documenting truth (record keeping) commemorate event documenting experiences communication propaganda enhance religious ritual So how does this concept of art shape the emerging art of the digital world?
Microsoft Windows NT was first released in 1993.  NT stands for New Technology.  Windows NT was Microsoft's platform of choice for high-end systems until the release of Windows 2000.  Windows NT comes in two versions, NT Server and NT Workstation.  Windows NT Server is used as a network server, and Windows NT workstation is a stable client operating system. Windows NT contains the Windows 95 interface, but unlike Windows 95, it is entirely 32-bit.  NT’s 32-bit architecture allows NT to reference more memory, and it also allows preemptive multitasking.  Besides…

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The hum of my gray computer is a wonderful sound. Always working; always running. When the morning light streams through my window, The sound fills the room. The colorful glow of my screensaver flickers across my body Like the reflection off a large pool of water. I sit in my chair and nudge the mouse as an image comes to the screen. Five e-mail messages. Quickly, I glance through them and only three remain interesting. One by one, I compose responses. Hitting send finishes the task. As I ready for…

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Sophocles, a Greek poet in the fifth century B.C., told the tale of a woman named Antigone who disobeyed the king’s decree by burying her brother, Polyneices.  This burial was so important because the Greeks believed that a person had to be buried before their soul could go to the afterlife.  The king, by decreeing that Polyneices should not be buried, was barring a soul from its life after death.  Erich Fromm, the writer of Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem, made a distinction between two types of conscience. …

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