Wednesday, November 24, 2010

McLuhan, Star Wars, and Acoustic Space

Who knew?  If you want to understand acoustic space and the digital world we live in, Marshall McLuhan says to watch the original 1977 Star Wars:  “at the exact moment Solo puts his spaceship into warp speed or ‘Hyper-Space,’ all those pinpoints of light stand still.  He’s travelling faster than the Speed of Light, and thus the space freighter becomes simultaneous and everywhere at once—the properties of acoustic space.”

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The Audience is listening—- Listening to the Odyssey.

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