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Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... demo European Commission research and development information technologies ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... In recent years, the European Commission (EC) has used various forms of public demonstrations, including technological demos, to manage its research and development programs. Based on sociological observations of one of these programs in the field of information technologies, this chapter shows...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Beginning with a discussion of an 1863 carte de visite of Wilson Chinn, a branded slave, chapter 3 examines early applications of biometric surveillance and draws a link between contemporary biometric information technology and transatlantic slavery. The diary of English planter Thomas...
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By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... between the two eras. It argues that they both constitute ruptures in the evolution of capitalist lifeworlds and the politicocultural ideologies that shaped them. Information technology is to this revolution what new sources of energy were to the early industrial capitalist revolution. The two periods...
Book Chapter

By Cait McKinney
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Book Chapter

By Cait McKinney
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Book Chapter

By Cait McKinney
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Book Chapter

By Cait McKinney
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Book Chapter

By Cait McKinney
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009337-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0933-7
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
..., driver’s licenses, and other identity cards—is a construction of fixed personhood for the purposes of modern organizational needs, ensuring that the member has remained essentially the same despite changes in personality, body, and behavior. With the spread of information technologies, however, there has...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... floors glass ceiling In recent years, the European Commission (EC) has used various forms of public demonstrations, including technological demos, to manage its research and development programs. Based on sociological observations of one of these programs in the field of information technologies...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... This chapter directs attention to the site of a redefinition of technologies of mediation that can be located at the 1970s World Expo in Osaka: the field of architecture. It sheds light on the “cybernetic turn” of Japanese architectural theory as a historical precursor to contemporary attempts...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... Las Vegas epitomizes the normalization of surveillance and the privatization of public space. The same data mining and biometric technologies used to monitor gamblers, maximize consumption, and control labor in casinos are integrated into other aspects of daily life, such as online shopping...
Book Chapter

By Daniel Fisher
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... The introduction discusses the book’s ethnographic scope and theoretical problematic, introducing the concept of the vocal uncanny and outlining the different ways in which the voice is made the subject of an expressive, institutional, and technologically informed reflexivity in radio and music...