Re: [xmca] semiosis and activity

From: Mike Cole (
Date: Tue Sep 06 2005 - 16:40:55 PDT

 You are pointing out, that activity systems at the level we usually analyze
them are part of large networks of such systems and that the current state
of the technologies of communication are structuring interconnections in
new and disorienting ways.
 If I have articulated your thought correctly, perhaps I have another
point in Sevilla. gotta get that talk done somehow!

 On 9/6/05, Phil Chappell <> wrote:
> Pondering here, and not to be taken seriously...How many links to
> websites have you received in the past few days, for example
> that you might
> not have received, had we not been experiencing the current human
> activities that are directing our attention towards? How many
> multimodal texts, such as [warning - 8 MB movie download]
> have you had
> that you would normally not be privileged to "read"? What can we say
> about the time frames for dissemination of scholarly works in our
> academic world versus the time frames for spin? Apart from this
> privileged place, what other venues are there to discuss the spin as it
> occurs?
> Sorry, just thoughts out loud after a disturbing session at my computer.
> Phil
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