Prof. Dr. Jos de Mul’s – Poetry of Genetics

Van Mensvoort
April 7th 2008

In the weeks towards the Biggest Visual Power Show 2008 we post a few video's of earlier power show presentations.jos de mul poetry of genetics

Philosopher Prof. Dr. Jos de Mul – author of countless articles and books like 'Cyberspace Odyssey', 'Domestication of Fate' and 'Database Delirium' – was a speaker at the Biggest Visual Power Show 2005 in Paradiso, Amsterdam. Inspired by the images of Basia Knobloch and music of Lauri Anderson, professor De Mul decided to sing his lecture.

For someone who only has a hammer,
everything appears to be a nail.
For those who have computers,
the world becomes a huge database...

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