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Hackers [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Oct 6, 2014

“Hacking, across its various manifestations, can be seen as a site where craft and craftiness converge.”   The following is a draft of an essay, eventually for publication as part of the Digital Keywords project (Ben Peters, ed). This and other drafts will be … Continue reading

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We are what we tweet: The Problem with a Big Data World when Everything You Say is Data Mined Jun 3, 2013

This post was written by: Fenwick McKelvey, Matthew Tiessen & Luke Simcoe Are we living in a simulated “reality”? Although a work of science fiction from 1964, the book Simulacron-3 asks a question relevant to our digitally-enabled world. The city … Continue reading

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Dialogue: reflecting on Chapter 1 of Tim Jordan’s Internet, Society, and Culture: Communicative practices before and after the internet Apr 16, 2013

A few weeks ago, Tim Jordan shared the opening chapter of his new book, Internet, Society, and Culture: Communicative Practices before and after the Internet, published by Bloomsbury.  (You can still read it here.) The comments that followed raised some … Continue reading

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Anonymous – because none of us are as cruel as all of us? Jul 14, 2012

When I first began studying Anonymous, I used to alias it.  In the first talk I gave after Anonymous became so prominent and widely covered in the popular press that there was no point in aliasing the group anymore, someone … Continue reading

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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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