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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 1 “A Correct View of the New Machine for Winding Up the Ladies, 1829.” A cartoon that parodies the absurd and gruesome lengths of female corseting. Art and Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Figure 1. “A Correct View of the New Machine for Winding Up the Ladies, 1829.” A
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... which it is designed. Most of Kafka’s efforts to treat the mechanical foreground this constitutive possibility of breakdown, or malfunction. The wayward machine in “In the Penal Colony” is a particularly graphic example. It is supposed to be a writing instrument that inscribes the final judgment on the...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 276–299.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Caroline Bassett Antinoise is a technical term for various noise-canceling technologies and a label applied to human antinoise campaigners. But antinoise connects rather than divides human and machines; antinoise techniques are completed in the ear, while human-initiated antinoise actions and...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wendy Hui Kyong Chun; Sarah Friedland This essay attempts to disable the “ruinous” logic that has fueled recent slut-shaming on Web 2.0 by making visible the ways in which our machines are promiscuous—routinely “leaking.” The authors present the leak as a habit so as to disrupt the illusion of...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... prototypical recording machines bring with them the obligation to rethink the divide that their makers draw between the fantasy of total recall and the fear of complete amnesia. In short, this essay shows that in their encounter with the world, these technological objects raise new polyphonic formulations of...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
...-enacting piano offered a way to imagine human and machine performances as materially interchangeable and potentially identical. Human and mechanical identity are mediated through the details of fidelity, and this article argues that by exploring the production of a fidelity quite unlike the phonographic...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... causal origin cannot be determined, should the conscious strategies of antinormativity be understood as interventions that hail from outside these norms or as expressions of power’s internal and perverse machinations? If norms are considered the genetics of power that inform all of social life (without...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... University of Virginia. Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World . New York: Harper, 1998 . Adam, Alison. Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine . New York: Routledge, 1998 . Berlinski, David. The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... History of Engineering and Science in the Bell System: Communication Sciences (1925–1980) . Murray Hill : AT&T , 1984 . Mindell David . Between Human and Machine: Feedback, Control, and Computing before Cybernetics . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2002 . Mitchell David T...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 43–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... assignment furnished after the fact. But this attribution or ascription is not an illusion or even a fiction to be dispelled by knowledge; it has a material existence insofar as it is staged and performed by means of the machines and apparatuses necessary to the production of the theatrical effect that...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 313–314.
Published: 01 December 2011
... © 2011 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2011 Index Volume 22 Abu-Lughod, Lila. “Seductions of the ‘Honor Crime 22.1: 17–63. Bassett, Caroline. “Twittering Machines: Antinoise and Other Tricks of the Ear.” 22.2/3: 276–99. Bewes, Timothy...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 165–167.
Published: 01 November 2015
... – 22 . Bargu Banu . “ Althusser’s Materialist Theater: Ideology and Its Aporias .” 26 . 3 : 81 – 106 . Butler Judith . “ Theatrical Machines .” 26 . 3 : 23 – 42 . Chun Wendy Hui Kyong . “ Habits of Leaking: Of Sluts and Network Cards .” 26 . 2 : 1 – 28 . Edwards...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Critical History 2.1 ( 2012 ): 95 – 106 . Wiener Norbert . Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine . Cambridge : MIT P , 1965 . Zuse Konrad . The Computer—My Life . Berlin : Springer , 1984 . alexander r. galloway The Cybernetic...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and Peacock). Many of the contemporary takes on repetition, furthermore, are focused on its capacity to produce difference and singularity rather than sameness. In terms that are pertinent for this discussion, Derrida links repetition to the machinic and opposes it to “organic” performativity but then...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... indistinction between the organic and the psychological, between fuel and waste in the body-machine, between natural and technological opera- tions, between the compulsive and the compulsory. The early decades of the twentieth...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 26–45.
Published: 01 May 2014
.../document/d/1A4MJ05qS0WhNlLdlozFV3q3Sjc2kum5GQ4lhFoNKcYU ( accessed 3 Nov. 2013 ). Berry David M. “ The Computational Turn: Thinking about the Digital Humanities .” Culture Machine 12 ( 2011 ): 1 – 22 . http://www.culturemachine.net/index.php/cm/article/viewArticle/440 . ———. “ Critical...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
... aesthetics or culture), but rather that we view them as “analyzers,” theoretical dispositifs or machines constructed by Althusser to resolve theoretical problems and identify the objects of theory. This is probably not unique to him—remember in particular Lyotard’s use of Duchamp, or Deleuze’s use of...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 153–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... “Electronic Time: The Memory Machines of Jim Campbell.” Afterimage 25.3 ( 1997 ): 8 -10. Academic Search Premier ebsco Industries . Aug . 12 2005 . Willeman, Paul. “Revisiting Indexicality in Cinema.” Lecture. The Ethics and Politics of Virtuality and Indexicality. CongressCATH 2005. Bradford...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 December 2018
... imperceptible ones and vice versa? The power of photography has been greatly appreciated and put to good use since its invention. Thanks to its machine-based methodology— namely, the way ( methodos ) and principle ( logos ) behind the instrument called a camera —photography casts light upon what otherwise...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... efforts, bibliographic and editing support, and financial resourcefulness they provided at important stages. Paul Klee, Twit- tering Machine (Die Zwitscher- Maschine). 1922. Oil transfer drawing, watercolor, and ink on paper with gouache and ink borders. © ARS, NY. The Museum of Modern...