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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Family of Man and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America Apr 22, 2012

Hi All — here’s a link to my article on the Family of Man for Public Culture: http://publicculture.dukejournals.org/content/24/1_66/55.abstract

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Is Anonymous vetting presidential candidates? Apr 16, 2012

Anonymous Hispano, the Spanish-speaking branch of the famous hacker collective, issued a statement a few weeks ago announcing that, despite their efforts, they “could not find any evidence of corruption” to incriminate the Mexican presidential candidate López Obrador. The group prefaced their message by clarifying … Continue reading

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Walled Gardens and Facebook enabled protests on the Web Apr 16, 2012

Sergey Brin, one of the co-founders of Google, spoke recently with UK newspaper The Guardian in which he stated that “very power forces [have] lined up against the open Internet on all sides and around the world.”  Brin levies this charge against … Continue reading

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(How) Have Technological Shifts Changed Being a Sports Fan? Apr 9, 2012

a dialogue between Mel Stanfill and Rayvon Fouché (This is the second of Culture Digitally’s “dialogues.”) Mel Stanfill Two ways to interpret this question come immediately to mind. First, and perhaps most evidently, there is the question of how the … Continue reading

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Controversies around me Apr 6, 2012

The whirlwind of controversy around the now defunct “Girls Around Me” app by i-Free Innovations evokes no new strangeness for all of us to fear, ponder, or be perplexed by.  At its core, the attention paid to the creepy smartphone … Continue reading

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