Faceless Anonymous – 顔なしの顔です!

Saturday, July 14th, 2007 UTC

If you ever had the chance to lurk some in a web forum or image board, you have probably [though unknowingly] met Anonymous. “Who is Anonymous?” you might ask…

Anonymous delivers:

Anonymous is both the brightest and the most brutally numbskull being that can possibly exist. Anonymous is a god amongst men. He is the proud inventor of the moon and assassin of former president David Palmer. Anon, as referred to by close acquaintances is harder than the hardest metal known to man: diamond. He does not forgive. He was born and raised in West Philly and currently dwells in Bel-Air with his uncle and auntie.

Anonymous is the collective intelligence that reigns over the internet. Anon is you and me, your mother and father; even grandma the first time she got mail. Anonymous is everybody and nobody. An expanding entity known by many names.
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Here’s to Frannie

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007 UTC

Here’s to the non-believers; to the people who have not yet realised that Japanese people have been doing blogs for diaries since around 1994 [you know who you are]. Here’s to those to whom the term Web 2.0 might seem obscure:

The Blog as described by Wikipedia, the omniscient.

The Blog seems to be the utmost materialisation of the Web 2.0 revolution. Web 2.0 is akin to saying “second version of the internet,” implying improvement. Originally, the internet was a chaotic pandemonium:

  • Standards were practically inexistent.
  • Organised access to content was rare.
  • There was no true interaction between users.

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Warhol You!

Monday, May 28th, 2007 UTC

The Pop Art movement has evolved to maturity. Even though it has been criticised because of its lack of essence, the Pop Art movement has become one of the most influential artistic movements of the twentieth century; and it is still today.

Based upon the principle of art being popular, the aptly-named Pop Art movement uses everyday items as its main topic. From oversized purple bananas and Campbell’s Soup cans, to Warhol’s vision of Marilyn Monroe, Pop Art has moved at a fast pace to the hearts of people all around the world.

Next time you see the face of a Japanese blogger in a four-piece mosaic with fluorescent colours. You will know it is PopArt in its purest form. Enjoy and savour popular expression.