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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... profit; posthumanism that recognizes universal entanglements; attention to the role technology plays in all spheres of inquiry; and, increasingly, sensors that produce a surplus of sensibility. This article argues that open-endedness, or possibility, has to be coupled with a palliative care brought to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: digital circuitry, laser-driven wireless communications systems, and micro-electro-mechanical systems (called MEMS). The sensors spark off one another, detect the terrain, and speak to other machines. Smart dust, as envisioned and advertised, would work with seven different levels of coordinated networks...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... contemporary securitized state is a sensorium of surveillance, with technologies that aim to capture various forms of sensory data that then become legible or recognizable through various visual techniques. With military sensor technologies rendering the battlefield as a totality, the physical environment is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 250–258.
Published: 01 July 2017
... finding the way. Nowhere but Here: bodily bounds loosened through the connecting, vibrating, sensor-rich seat. Here You Are: tension released through the way-finding appliance and self-actualization boost. Distance Evacuated, Life Extended: aging halted through cryotherapeutic suspension en route. A bit...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Slight shifts in temperature are used to determine the flow of different fluids, each of which has its own thermal behavior. In 2011, Roctest, a company specializing in geotechnical sensors, installed a line of fiber-optic cable at the world’s largest copper mine in Chile’s Atacama Desert. The cable...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... environments in which planetary pollution becomes perceptible and sometimes also experienced. This aspect comes out clearly in how Verena Conley, in her article in this issue, speaks of “care” while also touching on the sensor realities that escape human sensation and yet can somehow be addressed in contexts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... control of information” ( Virilio 2005 : 79), enabling him rapidly to synthesize police databases with live televisual perception. A complex set of sensors and algorithms allows him to foresee the movements of his adversaries, whom he then neutralizes with impressive firepower. Thus he emerges as a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... facilities at the museum to develop prototype projects.” Sponsored by Hyundai, the program benefits from the staff and facilities of big tech companies Accenture, DAQRI, NVIDIA, Gensler, Google, and SpaceX. Artists are promised “access to robotics, EEG, sensors, big data-crunching machines, and even SpaceX...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... with the intrusive jabbing of the electronic thermometer in the ear or heat sensor on the forehead. At the home front, children were mobilized to “educate” their parents regarding the need for daily temperature taking: 213 nurses and dental therapists visited 971 kindergartens and childcare centres to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... control” (quoted in McQuaid 1989: 75 ). This is exactly what came into being with the introduction of an electronic barrier just below the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Vietnam. Consisting of a vast network of radar, infrared, seismic, magnetic, and acoustic sensors triggering mines...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... continues the successful formula, using a simple set of touch screen gestures to control the runner. The running in place is on the surface of the handheld screen device (it must be handheld to activate the motion sensor). The player swipes the screen up to jump, swipes left and right to turn, swipes down...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006