Recognizing entangled causalities and multiple feedback loops enables us to understand how media can converge into digitality and simultaneously diverge into a robust media ecology in which new media represent and are represented in old media, in a process that Jay Bolter and Richard Grusin have called ‘remediation’
I am completely lost. The above quote is just one example of a string of words that completely go over my head. This is the first time in a very long time that I did not understand a reading—in fact, I’m pretty sure the last time this happened, I was reading Cybertext for this class back in 2012. All I could get out of this was that there is a conversion of new and old media to form a new type of understanding? I’m lost. I’m going to try to reread parts of this and post a better blog later today, but I’m not convinced that I’ll figure this out…
via Hayles 1b.