Interfaces are the central instruments in the new economy of signs. They are both tools and discursive frames. Interfaces, insofar as they are instituted as an order of discourse, are transitive and mediating. Post-truth is the term coined to define a linguistic regime in which objective facts are less influential in the formation of public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief. This phenomenon can be analyzed as a specific system of interfaces where a whole set of communicative, technical, social, political and economic issues converge.
University of Barcelona, Spain. Presentation on Fake News Poetry Workshops. November 2018.