A Proper Gander At Propaganda

Truth Transcends Community

"Propaganda in the United States is spread by both government and media entities. Propaganda is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to influence opinions. It's used in advertising, radio, newspaper, posters, books, television, and other media."  -  Propaganda in the United States - Wikipedia

"A man without a government is like a fish without a bicycle.” Alvaro Koplovich

"The rise of modern print culture The printing press and the relatively wide availability of printed materials further undermine the importance of the 'local community' in ... Feudal societies based on face-to-face loyalties and oral oaths begin to give way to nation-states and to nationalism based on a shared printed language." Marshall McLuhan: Theoretical elaborations

"The printing press gave rise to nationalism and nation states while the Internet is helping to create a world community."  Understanding New Media: Extending Marshall McLuhan

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The History of Special Effects - part 2

   

A documentary revealing the growth of the special effects in motion pictures. From the very first use of photographic tricks and optical illusions, miniature models and matte paintings for such classical tales as "A Trip To The Moon" (1902) directed by Georges Melies and grounbreaking animated stop-motion puppets in "King Kong" (1933) created by legendary Willis O'Brien to the present days where modern filmmakers used practically the same improved techniques with some new elaborations as optical printer compositings and computer controlled model photography, steady cameras and complex animatronics.

   

 

BELL LABS: GOVERNMENT MONOPOLY THAT CREATED THE ELECTRONIC WORLD OF TODAY

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_Labs  

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Watch more from the AT&T Archives at http://techchannel.att.com/archives Introduction by George Kupczak of the AT&T Archives and History Center "The Incredible Machine" is a 1968 short showing some of the ways that Bell Laboratories scientists used computers in communications research. Contains sequences of computer-generated movies, photographs, music and speech.

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