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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 51–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Tiziana Terranova Duke University Press 2004 Communication beyond Meaning ON THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF INFORMATION Is it possible to draw on scientifi c concepts to further our understand- Tiziana...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to enumerate and digitize early modern black diasporic life. The article engages those critiques in light of black diasporic communities’ battles for justice and redress and the forms these have taken online, such as Afrofuturism, eBlack Studies, and Digital Alchemy. It argues that, while digitizing...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
... representation in new technologies, such as the Internet. Toward a Theory of the Egalitarian Technosphere; or, How Wide Is the Digital Divide? In the early 1970s, a new communications network began to take off in America. . . . Visionaries saw it...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... that resurfaces just at the moment when communism seems defeated. It is important to remember that the gift economy, as part of a larger digital economy, is itself an important force within the reproduction of the labor...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consciousness and unforeseen effects that accompany a systemic but unsystematic shift in technological habits. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 digital communication disaster earthquake infrastructure tsunami alert Infrastructural Drift in Seismic Cities Chile, Pacific Rim, 27 February 2010...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... has been manufactured by the film’s plastic surgeon to cover the character upon whom he has also forced a sex change. The transgenic skin is also produced extratextually, by way of a digital effect that implicates cinema’s analog-to-digital transformation. Both of these technological transformations...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... denoted by a mere six numbers. Claude Shannon’s “mathematical theory of communication,” worked out at Bell Labs, allowed one to calculate the minimum number of binary digits (“bits”) required to code a given word, sound, or image. Shannon 50...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Nicole R. Fleetwood Duke University Press 2005 Mediating Youth COMMUNITY-BASED VIDEO PRODUCTION AND THE POLITICS OF RACE AND AUTHENTICITY “We’re in...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shameem Black This article examines how twenty-first-century Anglophone digital art, arts marketing, and tourist discourse in South Korea address the problem of reconciliation after mass violence. At the turn of the new millennium, the arts have been enlisted by governments and tourist agencies to...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sustained intervention in the function of financial/computational media as part of the quest for liberation and a sustainable communism. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 computational capital labor value information digital culture Is this work? Does this work? For you? With the...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Amy Villarejo What can critical theory, from Theodor Adorno to contemporary writers on the relationship between capitalism and digital media, tell us about the specific form or medium that is television? This article undertakes a two-step answer to this question, first by locating television as a...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (i.e., sound-in-time); the other, digital, storing and conveying in binary form information for (re)producing sound (i.e., sound-in-knowledge). Analyzing the production of sound along the same lines as Harry Braverman's analysis of manufacturing and automation, the article treats the phonograph and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... paranoid readings have only grown more complex in the post-Soviet era, as changing strategies of state power, a growing orientation toward the global market, and the increasing availability of digital technologies enable more open criticism of the state in art and render criticism itself suspect. Drawing...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll; Michał Murawski; Jesse Weaver Shipley This article explores the relationship between state and international orders of coercion and control at the intersections of digital media, popular culture, and high art. Collaboratively written, it elaborates what we call the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the algorithmic density that swirls around us? To what degree does the epistemic thrust of empire haunt our willful actions in this age of digital self-fashioning? All this willed discernment, calculation, adjustment, and particularizing in the name of and in service to a divinity that shall...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vincent Brown Creative historical scholarship demonstrates that archives are not just the records bequeathed by earlier times. Archives also consist of the tools we use to explore the past, the vision that allows us to read its signs, and the design decisions that communicate our sense of history's...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... inaugural issue that explored how “media politics” and forms of mediated, networked communication were used by conservative countermovements to advance their ideological agendas. The idea of “social textronics” is taken up from this article, revised and expanded in order to suggest how new technologies and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ed Cohen; Julie Livingston This essay considers key themes in the history of HIV/AIDS, including biopolitics, affective communities, epidemics, and the meanings of immunity. It traces a set of intellectual, existential, and material connections between bioscientific inquiry, human existence, care...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... unhomely space; (3) contemporary cinema. These disparate assemblages reimagine the space of television and the medium's role as a form of social communication. The primary focus is the intersection of television and the city in articulating the social body in transition . Focusing on artists, audiences...