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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Hables Gray; Ángel J. Gordo There are important differences in how information technology is used in military and social-movement cultures. Militaries use social media in the Human Terrain model and security-police mode for quantifying and controlling social space, in order to meet low...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Mark Poster Hardt and Negri’s Empire contains dystopian gestures toward information technology. In this essay I examine these aspects of their important work, without ignoring their more positive understandings of the topic. I hope to sustain three arguments about networked digital information...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... discussion on how technology mediates between power and secrecy, forming a key nexus in the exploration of politics and paranoia. © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 paranoia Elias Canetti Schreber secrecy surveillance technology democracy the State media biopolitics When Richard...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and the convergence of computation and communication technologies have further complicated the nature and measurability of economic value. According to Adam Arvidsson and Elanor Colleoni (2012 : 139–41), data-intensive information economies are characterized by a “becoming complex of labor” and a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the recent rush to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other mass online informational offerings. We base our argument on current developments in music education and music technology that we see as being preemptive of wider trends. We use examples from a three-year study of online and offline...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., and DIY modes of scientific and technological work. Operating outside professional institutions and regulations, amateur models of science and technology widen the population of those who participate by increasing access to information, equipment, and other resources. For example, Make magazine...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... data-crunching machines, and even SpaceX flight information.” In 2015 MIT’s Center for Art, Science and Technology (CAST) received a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to further promote and enable the center’s mission to inspire teaching, research, and programming that operate at the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... same debate over thresholds to the technological relation, the mutual interpenetration of techné and polis is equally clear (and considerations of phenomena such as machine perception suggest that techné and physis are capable of interacting autonomously of the polis). Such considerations should inform...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kostas Maronitis Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other , by Turkle Sherry , New York : Basic Books , 2011 , 360 pages , $28.95/£18.99 (hardcover) , ISBN 978-0-465-01021-9 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The sweeping celebration of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
... defective social science but is perhaps a fresh pathway out of what might be the determinist, reductive, and philosophically self-defeating malaise of modern social theory. Even so, most thinkers working in the philosophy of technology today have been profoundly formed by the functional determinism that is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Richard Beardsworth This paper considers Bernard Stiegler's contribution to contemporary critical theory. Stiegler's singular understanding of technology widens critical debate on the specificity of contemporary society and prolongs, in a novel manner, remaining commitments of recent French...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... technologies, in particular focusing on the digital child (“digi-child”) as the model information worker whose operational skills of “transmission” through game play are producing the material grounds of the future by transmitting energy in the dromoeconomy. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
... thoughts on what is to be gained from their confrontation. In the second part, I scrutinize a figure of thought central to work informed by the “practice turn” in music sociology, a figure that treats music as if it were a technology. In the third part, I read this conception of music-as-technology through...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... polls may not produce knowledge of public opinion, they are a political technology and a vector of power. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 elections public opinion polling technology information dynamics public affect The history of elections and polling is a long one and the list of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of the verdict announcement in the trial of Michael Jackson. The nature of “news” has been transformed by new media technology, the erosion of the division between public and private, and the growth of a celebrity culture. during the last two decades the volume of information in circulation, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... “networks of solidarity,” alternative globalization movements, and pro-democracy struggles through the use of ICTs continues to “evoke the potential for a participatory democracy that can be actualized when publics reclaim and reconstruct technology, information and the spaces in which they live and work...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., system-specific enemies. In each case the technological environment provides the basis for the struggle between “states” and their “terrorists,” and the success of either party will depend on the degree to which they are able to adapt to and/or mobilize that environment. In addition, Kittler offers a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Schmitt) that inform Kittler's broader historical survey of technology and enmity. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler terrorism Horst Herold Red Army Faction (RAF) al-Qaeda At first glance Friedrich Kittler's 2002 Mosse Lecture, “Of States and Their Terrorists...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... activist and academic uses and imaginations of liberation and of new technologies. This problematic, I argue, is unique to the present-day enmeshment of new technologies of information and representation, and the neoliberal acceleration of capital. This in turn makes left-wing claims and activities for...