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Subject:RE: What is our art? From:SIANNON -at- VISUS -dot- JNJ -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 20 Feb 2002 9:6:14
Just a couple takes on what we do:
We convert data into information.
(corollary: we also sometimes convert a lack of data into information)
We act as technoforensic archaeologists, analyzing an artifact of
technology to discern its function, nature and role in relation to the
people of its contemporary surroundings.
We turn the radio static of information overload into (usually visual)
music for specified audiences.
We decipher and convey complex concepts into more easily comprehensible
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