237.130_A1_W1_Task 3_Glossary

Tiled Rendering; The construction of digital imagery by putting multiple snapshots together to build the big picture. NASA’s Blue Marble 2012, appears to be have been photographed in one place all at the same time. However, it’s actually a composition of different images, it still appears to be coherent and equal to reality.

Universal medium; A communication channel that transcends through modern day barriers such as the language and distance barrier. Mirzoeff describes the internet’s visual database as a universal medium as it is accessible and understood on a global scale. 

Works cited

Mirzoeff, Nicholas. “Introduction”. How to See the World. London: Pelican. 2015. 8.03.16

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237.130_A1_W1_Task 3_Glossary

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