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Prescient thoughts from 1969 (fwd)

Passt, wenn man so will, sowohl auf mp3 wie auf swpats:

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Just tripped over some great quotes in a text called 
"Art and Technology" (1969) in "John Cage: Writer", that you might enjoy. 
Software sharing and digital devices imagined...

"Computers're bringing about a situation that's like the invention of 
harmony. Sub-routines are like chords. 
No one would think of keeping a chord to himself. You'd give it to 
anyone who wanted it. 
You'd welcome alterations to it. Sub-routines are altered by a single
punch. We're getting music made by man himself: not just one man."

"Do not imagine there aren't many things to do. We need for instance an 
utterly wireless technology."