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Published: 01 September 2017
Graham Caldwell, Compound Eye , 2008. Mirrors, steel, and hardware, 92 × 98 × 50 in. Courtesy of G Fine Art More
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 95.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Graham Caldwell, Compound Eye , 2008. Mirrors, steel, and hardware, 92 × 98 × 50 in. Courtesy of G Fine Art ...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... exploitation and digital precarity? In 2014, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn transformed one of its former Nokia factories at the outskirts of Beijing into a hardware incubator called Innoconn. As an incubator, Innoconn invests in the speculative potential of startups scaling into “the next big...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 127–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and hooking up hardware to make it seem as if our lives—our works, our deeds, our thoughts—manage themselves. The promise, as with all voluntary processes of automation and deskilling, is one of empowerment. But why, exactly, must clutter be managed? Only, I suspect, because it threatens to expose...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
... hardware) to the general software which works on that hardware: Social Text 111 • Summer 2012 101 At a basic level, software prescribes the interacting of a certain part of computer memory, namely the program...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2002
...- gies in the present. Though not hardware as such, a communication tech- nique called “knockings” is used by PaPa LaBas to receive information from beyond. Ludwig likens the “knockings” to radio waves; they could also be sensory...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of excitations from the parts of the stimulating diagram.” 8 Hebb's theory of perceptual learning enabled computer vision researchers to construct what they called cell assemblies from simulated neurons (simulated by customized hardware or in software) that simultaneously addressed responses to patterns...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... who sanction the purchase of military hardware, the political and business elite who normalize militarized masculinities and femininities, the media houses that censor the brutalities of war, the logistics companies that facilitate the movement of supplies, and the troops themselves, whose morale...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., spending, spending on noncur- ricular hardware. Nothing about this president and his gang is unique. They are now part of the normal fabric of U.S. higher education. Indeed, the campus is no longer an ivory tower...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... problems generated by the spiraling inequalities of the neoliberal world order. Urban Resolve offers the most advanced edge of this deployment of technology to deal with urban combat, melding computerized battle systems such as the army’s future warfare hardware with the cultural...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to the production of value. For example, Tiziana Terranova argues the largely invisible labor of programming, debugging, and assembling hardware constitute the underlying condition of possibility for the Internet. She contends that digital labor, in the form of programming and then maintaining the back end...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... appear in media ads; there are few (if any) hardware and software ads in Emerge, Essence, Vibe, The Source, Black Enterprise; and the “nerd” and “geek” 54 Ron Eglash images associated with computer professionals are still...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 219–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to queer politics with specific radical agendas, specific forms of queer culture, specific forms of queer world making, and in this respect they are far removed from the floats that advertise a new gay bar or a new gay church or a new gay hardware store...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51–67.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... They can do as little as consume images from an array of magazines and television programs or go to her on-line and print-based catalogs and purchase her dishes, towels, paint, textiles, furniture, bedding, hardware, ornaments, and recipes...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 35–53.
Published: 01 June 2005
... on media technologies like photography, video, and computer hardware and software. It is also being bundled or integrated with other new media, including the Internet and computer networks. In other words, facial recognition and other...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... their mobile phones on the subway, with 28 Neves ∙ Beijing en Abyme Figure 3. Sidewalk TVs in the “old” Beijing — a hardware store, top, and a hair salon, bottom. Photos by Graham Bury. Courtesy of the artist and the author advertisements projected onto the tunnel...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the present work sets out not from any particular Dumpster —  the technological limits of word-­processing hardware being what they are. (James Agee’s famous invocation to return from the field not with words but with “fragments of cloth . . . phials of odors...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- mendations included privatizing state enterprises, flattening tax rates, liberalizing trade, and relaxing government regulation. The Washington Consensus, in other words, functioned as the hardware of neoliberal per- estroika...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and discourses from hardware, to software, and to wetware, whenever and wherever pro- priety or literalness tremble. Conversely, anything that rends the proper human scale — ­especially insofar as “the human” appears to take place...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and the borrowing of them from Indian fi lms) but the hardware itself (the use of the bandir drum) and its position as a symbol of Sufi adherence. The identifi - cation of bandiri with Sufi sm has made it deeply controversial in Nigeria, piggybacking onto the wider religious confl ict that has pitted established...