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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 827–849.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Gary Chapman Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Gary Chapman Taming the Computer In June of 1985, the United States space shuttle flew one of its first missions in sup­ port of the Pentagon s Strategic Defense Ini­ tiative, or Star Wars program. This mission involved the space...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 225–234.
Published: 01 January 2015
...; workers might contract with hundreds of employers in a year without ever meeting them. Employers, likewise, can access these workers through computer interfaces without ever interacting with them. I examine the AMT-mediated computational labor relations between technologist employers and the data...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jasper Bernes Debates about planning on both the left and the right tend to misconstrue as problems of calculation what are, in fact, problems of control. The new powers of computing and communication developed in the twenty-first century do not, therefore, render the central planning...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 311–326.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and information and follows such a bifurcation along three stages: the industrial factory, the cybernetic society, and planetary computation. More generally, the essay tries to recombine the energy theory of labor (labor as manual and energetic activity) with the information theory of labor , that is, labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 857–876.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of cognitive capitalism and digital platforms, in particular following the creation of the Internet of Things and cloud computing. In the second part, I will consider the pars construens of the law of the common, reflecting on the possibility of giving new conceptual meaning to the logic of appropriation...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 January 2020
... these future making routines and turning them toward projects of social and political ameli oration. I argue that technical practices of reverse engineering need to articulate to radical political projects and modes of organization. Drawing on computer science studies of adversarial machine learning, I also...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 375–396.
Published: 01 April 2018
... currency derives its value relationally, that is, in relation to other currencies, and how the financial manipulation of such value through computer trading techniques contributes to the variable geographies of contemporary capitalism. Overall, the article presents currency as a frame for rethinking...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Claudia Springer Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Claudia Springer Sex, Memories, and Angry Women One thing is certain: the riddle of mind, long a topic for philosophers, has taken on new urgency. Under pressure from the computer, the question of mind in relation to machine...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 779–791.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Gareth Branwyn Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Gareth Branwyn Compu-Sex: Erotica for Cybernauts Cyberspace is more than a breakthrough in elec­ tronic media or in computer interface design. With its virtual environments and simulated worlds, cy­ berspace is a . . . tool...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 639–657.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Patrick Crogan 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Patrick Crogan Blade Runners: Speculations on Narrative and Interactivity The release of Westwood Studio’s Blade Runner computer game offers a unique opportu- nity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 659–672.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of a specific epistemic place of the media has undeniably gained in urgency for 1 the history of the discipline. Butitwasonly the ubiquity of computers in almost every area...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1973) 72 (4): 461–475.
Published: 01 October 1973
... is overwhelming. Mathematics has produced modem physics and revolutionized biology. And with its electronic offspring the computer it has enlarged the control if not the understanding of human existence. Moreover, if we may believe common opinion about the hierarchies of science, mathematics consistently...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 851–854.
Published: 01 October 1993
... (decompositional?) technique in which written texts are cut up and rearranged, yielding nonlinear, self-deconstructing narratives that reflect the collage-like nature of consciousness in the information age. cyberbabble An ever-evolving language associated with computer use that is a rich blend of the desire...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 681–712.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Anne Balsamo Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Anne Balsamo Feminism for the Incurably Informed All we ever want (ever wanted) was to be on that mailing list. Ron Silliman, What My mother was a computer, but she never learned to drive. Grandmother was an order clerk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 569–584.
Published: 01 October 1993
... their way from Berkeley, California.1 At first read, M2 seemed, somehow, important in its utopian plunge into the user-friendly future of better living not only through a chemistry left over from the 1960s, but also through per­ sonal computing, bio and nano technolo­ gies, virtual realities...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 585–616.
Published: 01 October 1993
.... Dick The South Atlantic Quarterly 92:4, Fall 1993. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press, ccc 0038-2876/9350. 586 Erik Davis We begin with a digital dream. As computers, media, and tele­ communication technology continue to collect, manipulate, store, represent, and transmit an ever-increasing flux...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... with labor-power through logistical technologies that measure productivity and calcu- late value using real-time computational proce- dures. Logistical technologies derive their power to govern as a result...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 793–815.
Published: 01 October 1993
... of computers to create arti­ ficial worlds, where simulated experiments could be conducted and where new hypothe­ ses could be framed and tested. The physi­ cal sciences were the first ones to tap into this epistemological reservoir thanks to the fact that much of their accumulated knowl­ edge had already...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 389–415.
Published: 01 April 1995
... dwindling of writing, since the very emergence of the microchip is inseparable from the action and character of mathematical writing. Not only would the entire computer revolution have been impossible without mathemat­ Thinking Dia-Grams 391 ics as the enabling conceptual technology (the same could be said...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 559–568.
Published: 01 October 1993
... of poison pen letters sent via E-mail to pri­ vate mailboxes. John A. Barry s definition of flame (n., v.) as a (usually) electronic diatribe suggests that such exchanges occa­ sionally take place off-line, although deni­ zens of computer networks are putatively PC junkies and hence likely to prefer...