What’s the Inverse of Remixing? Unmixing.

Almost everyone has heard of “remixing” – taking existing cultural artifacts like songs, films, images, and texts, and combining these into new cultural artifacts. In the Wikipedia article about Lessig’s 2008 book Remix, we read: (Youth) quote content from various sources to create something new. Thus, the remix provides a commentary on the sounds and … Read more

Remix: ThruYou

Heard of ThruYou yet? Lessig says, “Watch this, and you’ll understand everything and more than what I try to explain in my book [Remix].” Writing for the Huffington Post, Timothy Karr says, “What ThruYOU tells us is that all bets are off. The DNA of our media system has mutated so completely that it’s only … Read more