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Glasslinks: Privacy, Glassholes, Panics, & Take-Backs

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A colleague asked if I had any links to writings about Google Glass, so I dug around in my files and found quite a few things. I thought they might come in handy for others doing research on the topic. I have even more, but this is overwhelming enough as it is. The final pair […]

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Talk: ‘Game of Drones’

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“Game of Drones,” aka, “Gameful, or Shameful?,” aka “Presto Change-O World Peace, from the Same Team That Brings You Permanent War” Paper delivered at SLSA 2012 Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, September 2012. Full paper: “Game of Drones” Abstract The recent widespread deployment by the US in particular of Unmanned Combat Vehicles (UCVs), especially Unmanned Aerial […]

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“This Is Not Going to Scale” (Rhetoric of Computation #1)

Preserved for its richness of examples of computational rhetoric and its imbrication with capital. Published in Wired 15:08 (Jul 24, 2007) http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/15-08/ff_sheep?currentPage=all How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life Frank Rose 07.24.07 | 2:00 AM Illustrations by Eddie Guy Embedding Ads Into Games Seemed Like a Good Idea For months, Michael […]

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Claritas PRIZM Marketing Segments (What Are Computers For? #X-7)

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Long gone from the servers, company itself swallowed several times, preserved for later analysis (see the discussion on pages 131-142 of The Cultural Logic of Computation). This is only the marketing literature for a program that was far more detailed and targeted than even this may appear; it demonstrates fairly clearly how racial and economic […]

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