about Black Boxes, hiding and the growing demand for transparency

Sascha Lobo talking about how politics, the media and the economy used to be ‘black boxes’, simply because of the high costs of communicating details about their inner workings. Now with the Internet and cheap communication, the trade secret becomes the exception, rather than the rule. People want to know why and how things get decided.


(In German)

I feel that trend, too. Funny how hard it is to resist the urge to disclose the references and  sources of your art works. Now with art I’d argue that often it’s better to hide the strings of your puppets. Or what do you think?