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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Orit Halpern; Jesse LeCavalier; Nerea Calvillo; Wolfgang Pietsch This essay interrogates the new forms of experimentation with urban territory emerging as a result of ubiquitous computing infrastructures. We label these protocols “test-bed urbanism.” Smart, sentient, stupid, and speculative all...
Published: 01 January 2016
Figure 1 Burucúa tests a scale model of Leonardo da Vinci’s parachute at the University of San Martín, Buenos Aires, November 2013. More
Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
... fracturing the public; expose discrimination but refuse integration. They test the limits of the democratization process by simultaneously expanding the openness of the democratic public sphere while challenging it with transgressive actions ranging from the mildly illicit to the criminal...
Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2021
... refugee and migrant , the fraught vocabulary of settlement and unsettlement (involving the translation of terms like indigeneity , occupation , detention zone , and camp ), shibboleth tests and the foreclosure of the right to residency (which amounts to the passporting of speech), and the multilingual...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... concerns with time-honored techniques: disassembling toasters that no longer heat, testing Bluetooth devices without signals, and removing dust from unplayable iPods. This essay traces the development of technocratic ideals and gendered identities within two such groups: the Fixit Clinic located...
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in The Nature of the Image: Olgyay and Olgyay’s Architectural-Climatic Diagrams in the 1950s > Public Culture
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 Images of the Princeton Architectural Laboratory in the 1950s. On the top row, from left, the Olgyays’ experiments with different kinds of shading devices; students testing out their models in the Olgyay-built daylighting dome; and students in front of the lab. On the bottom row More
in Uncle Sam Needs Your Ideas: A Brief History of Embodied Knowledge in American World War II Posters > Public Culture
Published: 01 January 2018
-Circuiting during Tests of Lamps . Photographer: unknown. OWI, 1942? [question mark in archive], Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, call no. LC-USE6-D-010675 [P&P]. More
Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Cochran. 1994 . United States Nuclear Tests: July 1945 to 31 December 1992 . (NWD 94–1). Washington, D.C.: Natural Resources Defense Council. Skartvedt , Stephen . 1993 . “The Plowshare Program: Environmental Perceptions and Impacts.” Masters Thesis, San Francisco State University. U.S...
Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 441–467.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of polygraph testing: A research review and evaluation . Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. Pincus, Walter. 2000 . Lee: Tapes went in trash. Washington Post , 1 December, A2 . President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB). 1999 . Science at its best, security at its worst...
Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Rayna Rapp; Faye Ginsburg © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Rayna Rapp is a professor of anthropology at New York University. Her most recent book is Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America (1999). Faye Ginsburg directs the Center...
Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ In summary, contact-tracing applications are more likely to be accessible to those who live in densely populated environments and can afford the newest smartphones. They are more likely to achieve their intended effects among those who can get tested, who do not fear negative repercussions from reporting...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and Commerce 60 , no. 2 : 237 – 326 . Mundey Lisa M . 2012 . “ The Civilianization of a Nuclear Weapon Effects Test: Operation ARGUS .” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 42 , no. 2 : 283 – 321 . Olwig Kenneth R . 2011 . “ The Earth Is Not a Globe: Landscape versus...
Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 May 1997
... back to the well known mass IQ testing of World War I army recruits, one can argue that professional and popular psychological discourses have bloomed with the emergence of the national security state. I am drawing on Sidney Lens's per- 1...
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 135–143.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... As a precaution, no foreign student is admitted into an Indian university without first undergo- ing an AIDS test. I Red-Light District a 'time bomb'z Marc Kauhan BOMBAY, India -The fist major epidemic of AIDS in Asia has broken out here in the busy brothels...
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 41–64.
Published: 01 May 1990
..., climbed instantly to a minimum of US$lO million. On the afternoon of September 26th, Canadian Olympic authorities were quietly summoned by the International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) and told that Johnson's post-race drug test had revealed metabolites of the banned substance stanozolol, one...
Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... (www.joburg.org.za/services/health1.stm#hiv): At Johannesburg Hospital about 30% of pregnant mothers tested are HIV-positive. Of children tested on admission to the paediatric wards, 40% are HIV-positive, and 75% of paediatric deaths—mostly children under the age of two—are AIDS related. The overall...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... be given the standard treatments. No one would know which group they were in until the end of the trial, at which time the survivors would be counted, the side effects measured, and a decision made about whether to take the drug to the next stage of testing. Among the questions appears one...
Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 145–153.
Published: 01 January 1990
... wench. If they don’t have the right size, then you’ve got to take something that’s close to it. You take that crescent wench, and you go take out the gauge, bring it to your test rig calibrator, and perform the job. Then you’ve got to return the tool back to the room, go back to the shop...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2010
... on immigration, one of the Länder, Baden-Württemberg, introduced in 2006 a new test for foreigners applying for citizenship. Testing has actually developed throughout Europe in the past few years. In this instance, it was implicitly, and almost...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 311–331.
Published: 01 May 2017
...; differing accounts of amniocentesis among practitioners and women undergoing testing; the teaching of biomedicine; ideology and posttraumatic stress disorder and double standards in treatment evaluation. Of course, Allan Young (1982 : 277) and his early work helped greatly to consolidate this shift...