How Significant are Digital Objects?

How Significant are Digital Objects?
technology
Dan Gould
  • 7 may 2009

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Playwright and programmer Llewellyn Hinkes has a brilliant essay over at The Morning News which explores how people tend to assign and associate memories, emotion, meaning and significance to physical objects – what he describes as a kind of fetishisation. And he wonders about the decreasing value and significance we place on all the digital, formerly physical objects in our lives.

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