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Sensing The City: Legibility In The Context Of Mediated Spatial Terrains, Sharon Wohl Dec 2018

Sensing The City: Legibility In The Context Of Mediated Spatial Terrains, Sharon Wohl

Architecture Publications

Smartphones, with their “pervasive presence” in contact with our bodies, have come to act as sensory prosthetics that mediate our experience of the city. They activate new possibilities of navigating the urban, such that we can find exactly what we want, rather than what has been placed before us. This article argues that smartphone technologies produce a more fluid engagement with urban space: where space is not so much “given” as “enacted.” In this context, notions of “legibility” take on new algorithmic and virtual forms. Thus, according to Hamilton and colleagues, where “the legible city waited to be read, the ...


Cervantes Y Del Debate Científico En El Quijote, Chad M. Gasta Jan 2016

Cervantes Y Del Debate Científico En El Quijote, Chad M. Gasta

World Languages and Cultures Publications

DURANTE siglos se ha insistido en que el gobierno de Felipe II estaba ocerrado» a las influencias extranjeras para combatir el protestantismo. Se dice que el rey fue tan catOlico que defendio la fe a toda costa, adoptando una estrategia devota para proteger a sus compatriotas de los males de la herejia. Segun muchos historiadores, la entrada de extranjeros no fue permitida sin permiso excepcional ni los esparioles pudieron salir de la peninsula para viajar o estudiar sin permiso real. Estas mismas fuentes aseguran que la InquisiciOn revisO estrictamente libros, panfletos y obras de arte para asegurarse su suprema adhesion ...