disrupting the homogenised multimedia application environment

I/O/D is a interactive magazine available free over the internet.
Featuring art, sound, text and images from an international array of
contributors. It has gained a strong following amongst interactive
designers as well as general computer users as a result of its dedication
to finding the most awkward and interesting nooks and crannies in
multimedia. A new issue has just been published.

I/O/D 3

Much of the work known to you as "multimedia" treats its constituent media
in certain ways during the process of interpretation into an interactive
application. Images are chewed up at a rate-of-knots and mulched into
background eye-candy and spastic micons. Sounds belch a simulation of
the process of feedback at the user's every mouse-click and key-stroke.
Text is taken out of its familiar habitat and transposed into a
differently-abled facsimile of itself.

I/O/D 3 disrupts the homogenised multimedia application environment to
expose a playground in and between the dodgy proprietary software on your

Masquerading as a rudimentary form of component software technology, this
issue of I/O/D shuns the top-down approach of application led interactive
media product to let loose the characteristics qualities of each piece of
data in its own right.

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