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A connected robot of one’s own

Azahara Cerezo Remedios Zafra published “A connected room of one’s own” in 2012 (in Spanish in 2010), an essay which critically explores the redefinition of private spaces as nodes. It also focuses on their relationships with a possible new conformation of the self and its emancipation within this public-private scene marked by the Net. “A […]

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Google Badwords

Wayne Clements Google searches have a built-in autocomplete facility. If you enter a word, Google will offer search suggestions to save you time typing. Some words Google will not auto-complete. There is a list of these, compiled originally by Jamie Dubs. He published them here: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/08/words_banned_from_bing_and_google_s_autocomplete_algorithms.html. It has been suggested that Google practises a form […]

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ScareMail

Benjamin Grosser 2013 web browser extension ScareMail is a web browser extension that makes email “scary” in order to disrupt NSA surveillance. Extending Google’s Gmail, the work adds to every new email’s signature an algorithmically generated narrative containing a collection of probable NSA search terms. This “story” acts as a trap for NSA programs like […]

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Do Americans Dream of Being Electric Sheep?

Gabin Cortez Chance A multi layered, and distorted Video dissecting and critiquing the United States NSA spying programs. Using an overload of visual information similar to the NSA meta data collection practices to tell a abstract narrative of a Orwellian magnitude. With the idea that some Science Fiction writers (Phillip K. Dick…etc) might have not […]

The life before us (TRUD)

Maria Colina Perez I would describe my method of video manipulation as a sadistic one, that is how I prefer to react on media aggression.TV and Internet both overloading viewers with information and every participant of that process tries to get your attention and my way to stand against that is trying to operate with […]

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Harris David Harris Since 2005, many of Silicon Valley’s largest corporations – including Google, Facebook, and Apple – have operated private commuter shuttles between their corporate campuses in the South Bay and cities throughout the Bay Area. San Francisco alone is home to approximately 400 private shuttle stops that serve 35,000 passengers daily. Their impact […]

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no.wiktionary

Wayne Clements ‘no.wiktionary’ has two aspects. It is a list of deleted words with user definitions from the deletion log of http://no.wiktionary.org/wiki/Forside. It is also a live check and print to screen of recent deleted words. It is intended as a sort of anti-dictionary of Norwegian. It is also a form of recycling. It re-uses […]

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Indusium

Louise Harris Indusium is an exploration of additive compositional process. Groups of material are added to and extended by step, the visuals reflecting the changing timbral colours caused through unexpected crossovers in pitch and rhythm. Bio Louise Harris http://www.louiseharris.co.uk United Kingdom Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer. She is also Lecturer in Sonic […]

Big Data Wall Fillers

Birgit Bachler The project Big Data Wall Fillers is an attempt to make abstract datasets more accessible for domestic use, by processing them into decorative wall paper. The datasets used so far contain the following datasets: Benthic infauna (marine ecology – critters in the sand/mud flats) in Waitem/Manukau/ Kaipara harbours Nuclear power plants worldwide and […]