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We write letters with computers. We share our photos with computers. We shop with computers. We book our trips with computers. We pay taxes with computers. We talk to our friends with computers. We watch TV with computers. We read books with computers. And we make books with computers.
Computers are ubiquitous, and so is their logic. There's no "maybe", no "nearly", no "approximately", no "not quite, but ok, I know what you mean." The computer knows only two options, right or wrong, yes and no, zero and one. Computers pretend to be perfect and we know we are not. The result is a flood of error messages. Things go wrong, and this is – according to the computer – usually our fault. Sometimes you wonder whether buying a computer was error number one.
This book is comprised of error messages collected by one user over the course of one year.
Jochen Friedrich is a restless traveler who turned his addiction into a profession. A self-taught artist, writer and photographer, he considers his books to be residual by-products of the encounters made on his travels.
Fountains Publicado 18 de enero de 2014
A for Arabia Publicado 22 de enero de 2013
Bildesbilder Publicado 16 de enero de 2013
Oui, la France Publicado 29 de abril de 2012
Im Reich der Zeichen Publicado 28 de diciembre de 2011
PHOTOGRAPHY SONTAG Publicado 22 de mayo de 2011
C for China Publicado 20 de marzo de 2011
things are different here Publicado 19 de septiembre de 2010