Unformatted text preview: more time consuming things in these settingsthan we are in relationships with other people.atms p 233 • Simulations – fakes; to baudrillard the contemporary world is coming to be increasingly dominated by the inauthentic. • “Hyperreal” – entirely stimulated and as a result, more real than real more beautiful than beautiful, truer than true, and so on. • Paul Virilio – created an intriguing body of work known as dromology. He is concerned with the breakdown of boundaries brought by a series of technological changes over time in modes of transportation, communication, telecommunication, computerization, and so forth. • Dromology – a focal concern with the crucial importance of speed. • Importance of Speed, per Virilio – increases in speed are serving to erode spatial distinctions and to make it increasingly difficult to distinguish time from space. 245...
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- Fall '09
- Postmodernism, Jean Baudrillard, Hyperreality, contemporary world, Paul Virilio