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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of speculative research enterprise, from Google to SpaceX, which shares, to some degree, the expansive research and development horizons of advanced art. Some of the most prominent current art and tech projects explicitly draw on the legacy of precursor programs from the 1960s to establish a lineage...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Press 2015 remote sensing smart dust autonomous systems political subject urban surveillance military research and development multisensory teletechnologies The numerous large-scale interrelated remote-sensing systems operative in the present have long genealogies in military research...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 311–320.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of historical connection between control technologies and older forms of disciplinary power that goes unmentioned by Guins is the workflow between state-funded (most often military) research and development and the subsequent deployment of this work in service of entertainment media. Edited Clean Version...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...” and fictional representations of urban terror; and the rise of specialist military research on cities. Graham makes a convincing case for research combining perspectives from urban studies (which has largely overlooked the long history of cities as sites of war) and international relations (which has considered...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the black box calls this point of view into question. In the development of the radar, researchers had to confront themselves concerning the military character of their work, as their goal could not alone have been to create new technologies, but as well to eliminate the operational basis of the enemy's...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
... In Gameplay Mode , Patrick Crogan sets out to explore the “military technoscientific legacy” (xii) that has had what he terms a “profound impact on the development of computer games” (xii). Through the course of the book, Crogan investigates this phenomenon through a historical account of the emergence...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of Small Group Research . New York : Free Press . Highhouse Scott . 2002 . “ A History of the T-Group and Its Early Applications in Management Development .” Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice 6 , no. 4 : 277 – 90 . Howkins John . 2001 . The Creative Economy: How...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the nuclear weapons program. Jonter’s thesis underlines how Sweden depended on US cooperation to launch its military and civil nuclear program. The government had opted to develop its nuclear weapons production project as part of its civilian nuclear energy program, a decision that slowed down and complicated...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... “inherently militarized.” It is true, it was originally created by the US Department of Defense to serve two military goals: 1) to test a distributed network for effective command and control after a nuclear attack; and 2) to improve the communication between military researchers on university campuses...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., albeit largely unintentional, levels with military investment in Research and Development for the digital computer during the Cold War. “You sow the Whirlwind, you reap your SAGE” says one of the novel’s characters in reference to early Cold War–funded simulated environment projects developed at MIT...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and then hide them, only to eventually declassify, digitize and preserve them. I came to see how, like photographs in a research laboratory, images play a key role in the interpretation of weapons effects and military operations. Just as in science, these photographs were not neutral entities, not mere...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., we need to turn to the context that put them on a US military base and under medico-military surveillance to begin with. The turn of the twentieth century brought two intertwined global developments: the rise of US empire and a global, Euro-American-led disease surveillance network. Medical screening...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Joanna Griffin Research for an arts project is often as much about the experience of looking for information as the findings themselves. This article is about an investigation into the presence of submarines in British waters. The research was for a new body of work that resulted...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
...? By contrast, in some of the more moderate war-related passages, Kittler’s polemocentrism takes on a heuristic note: “When the development of a media subsystem is analyzed in all its historical breadth . . ., the . . . suspicion arises that technical innovations—following the model of military escalation—only...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Marines Prepare to Battle Barbarians. ” Common Dreams News Center (November 7). Available online: http://www.commondreams.org/headlines04/1107–02.htm . Aronson Ron . 1999 . “ Hope After Hope? ” Social Research 66 ( 2 ): 471 – 9 . Associated Press . 2004a . “ Scientists Group Says...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., most especially that of the global research and development university forged in Cold War ideals and values ( Bishop 2006 ). If cultural studies, for example, takes culture as its primary focus, and if this object of study is synonymous with culture in the post–World War II world, then the military...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and the “dirt research” (fieldwork) that produced them. The early texts offer the clearest presentation of Innis’s infrastructural orientation. The author traces the development of this orientation by focusing on three aspects of his work often remarked upon but infrequently explored: dirt, beavers...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... announced by the title of his first major work: Speed and Politics (1986) ( Vitesse et Politique [1977] ). Over the last thirty years, Virilio has developed his analysis, producing a steady stream of provocative texts that combine research in a wide array of fields with penetrating responses...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... as key targets of what Walmart calls its “threat research” division, made up in large part by former military and police personnel, who keep files on union organizers and activists, set up front groups to defend the corporation, infiltrate and spy on threatening organizations, and comb through Walmart's...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Sanders campaign, had made globalization a hot-button issue in Election 2016. 2 The Trump coalition was strongly antiglobalization: many of the rust-belt workers, or those in depressed industrial areas, had lost their jobs to globalization, as corporations moved factories to developing-world countries...