Touch the firehose of ds106, the most recent flow of content from all of the blogs syndicated into ds106. As of right now, there have been 92503 posts brought in here going back to December 2010. If you want to be part of the flow, first learn more about ds106. Then, if you are truly ready and up to the task of creating web art, sign up and start doing it.

“The Zen of Listening” Response

Posted by
|
CC: Sveta Bogomolova

Listening is different than hearing. It is easy to hear something however much more difficult to listen and process the information. Radio provides a unique experience where one can listen without being distracted by visual stimuli. Back in the day people used to have album listening parties, where they gathered around a record player and listened to an album from start to finish. There is something special about devoting all attention to an audio piece and actually listening. Listening should be utilized in the same way as reading. People don’t read while doing something else, they isolate themselves and dedicate their attention to the written piece. More people should do this with audio, not using it as background noise but actually paying attention to the audio.

Add a comment

ds106 in[SPIRE]