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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 404–414.
Published: 01 November 2014
... libraries and artists, microetched onto a gold-plated disc. Paglen’s project is both a continuation of, and a critical response to, the notion of the time capsule as a means of delivering, either to a terrestrial future or to some extraterrestrial destination, an abbreviated representative sample of...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... technologies to suspend buildings in space and introduced components for a more flexible built environment, such as the pod or plug-in capsule—devices taken up in parallel by Archigram in Britain—that give the user the role of completing the building (while implying that it may change again and never be...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
... also helped solidify the prestige of public time as linear, measurable, and unifiable. To some extent, the “time capsule” created by Life in a Day was also the product of such a calendrical synchronization. 3 For instance, by choosing to capture a single, dated day, organizers took advantage of...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., as I understand them, are some of the highest expressions of our societies—they are lifesaving, terrifying, and creative all at the same time. For this reason, the capsule, as I envision it, is profoundly ambiguous: a technology that brings health as well as sickness. My Pill Spills all begin from...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 372–394.
Published: 01 November 2018
... performed and automated processes. “A competent person operating a modern desk calculator,” they wrote, offering the latter as an example of an “analog computer,” performs about 500 operations a day. By building a calculator a million times as fast, one can reduce the maximum of 5000 seconds of machine...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” diagnosis of our time one has to take at least three giant steps. First, given the fact that the tensions between the local and the global and accompanying technology are articulations of the monstrous, one has to familiarize oneself with his analysis of contemporary globalization. This process consists of...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and fish oil (what’s called the “fish-reduction industry”) to feed other fish and humans. This issue is represented in cartoon form, and it does capture the lunacy of turning fish into fishmeal, as well as the more complicated issue of the production and consumption of fish-oil capsules. Thieme speaks...