davos 2016: privacy and secrecy
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davos 2016: privacy and secrecy

Sorry for the delay on these post. Just cleaning out my drafts folder. Commonality = priveldge information = value which we trade . Sharing of nuggets of information . goverenments engage in surveillance and espionage Should government be allowed to read someones emails? NO (sort of) / Yes (with a caveat) / YES (sometime) / Yes (with … Continue reading

Pushing Pixels
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Pushing Pixels

By MARCEL LAFLAMME http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/pushing-pixels/ “There’s a funny moment toward the end of the book when Vertesi pays a visit to a researcher named Ross, who was known throughout the Rover community for his image processing skills. Vertesi asks Ross to demonstrate his vaunted decorrelation stretch technique; a little perplexed, he opens the image processing suite on … Continue reading

an imperceptible transmission
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an imperceptible transmission

A few thoughts on the role that the image plays within our new knowledge economies and how its employment as a digital labourer is possibly being exploited. September 12, 2015 This essay was presented at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design – Auckland, New Zealand. Additional research and notes here. PDF version of talk notes/outline here: ⇒ talk map //  India’s new prime … Continue reading

marking time with memories
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marking time with memories

[image] Laurent Millet – Translucent Mould of Me, Piezography, 40x50cm, 2013. Abstract memory: organisation and categorisation as a form of memory / computer terminology  contact points (  – cloud storage . who monitors . polices the system . censorship. Digital – the scalable pixel . “Memory Studies examines the social, cultural, cognitive, political and technological shifts affecting … Continue reading