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Surveillance Studies Vom kybernetischen Diskurs zur Praxis Leon Hempel »Surveillance has spilled out of its old nation-state containers to become a feature of everyday life, at work, at home, at play, on the move. So far from the single all- seeing eye of Big Brother, myriad agencies now trace and track mundane activities for a plethora of purposes. Abstract data, now including video, biometric, and genetic as well as computerized administrative files, are manipulated to produce profiles and risk categories in a liquid, networked system. The point is to

Social Surveillance Praktiken der digitalen Selbstvermessung in mobilen Anwendungskulturen Ramón Reichert Sensortechnologien, GPS-gestützte Lokalisierungen, intelligente Messverfahren und zahlenbasierte Wissensmedien ermöglichen Praktiken der digitalen Selbst- vermessung und entwickeln neue Formen von Steuerungs- und Kontrollwissen. In populären und wissenschaftlichen Diskursen wurde diese Entwicklung verschie- dentlich als eine neue Form der narzisstischen Selbstbeteiligung oder der panop- tischen Selbstüberwachung diskutiert (Bossewitch/Sinnreich 2013

park. / Under surveillance A half-time assessment of Gleisdreieck Park Uwe Rada Uwe Rada is a publicist and, since 1994, editor in charge for urban development at the daily newspaper taz. Since 1999 his focus as a journalist has been on Berlin, Poland and Eastern Europe, to which he has dedicated his writings, including numerous books. 275 E S S A Y S / U W E R A D A If you talk about parks in Berlin, you usually talk about conflicts. The 14 hectares of Görlitzer Park, the only public open space within the densely-populated neighbourhoods of Kreuzberg

Cities rejecting surveillance Renata Avila The city of the future I see in promotional videos1 for systems of mass surveillance and mass control seems to be subsumed in a permanent state of normalcy. It is a city with no traffic, no protests, no visible disasters, no spontaneous mobilisations, no surprises. Spontaneous events, as if they were system errors, are suppressed before they occur. Movement analysis and decision-making happens in a control room that looks like a spaceship, where technicians work in real-time, watching all of us, without us being

‘GRWM’: Modes of Aesthetic Observance, Surveillance, and Subversion on YouTube Amy Lynne Hill 1. Introduction: The Shopgirls Go Online In 1927, during the adolescent years of what is now a diverse moving image culture that dominates Western society, Siegfried Kracauer penned the essay The Little Shopgirls Go to the Movies. Writing on the connection between the viewing habits of young women—shopgirls—and the construction of hegemonic social norms, he argues that “films are the mirror of the prevailing society” and that “to investigate today’s society, one

Screening Surveillance Capitalism “Big Other”, or How to Control Man with Machines Jörg Metelmann Quite unusually, our use of the word “robot” does not have a Greek-Roman background. Rather, it is deeply rooted in modernity. In 1920, Czech author Karel Čapek invented the term in his play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Uni- versal Robots) (2004) to describe machines made for work. In the play, these machines allow for unheard-of economic growth before they get out of control as war machines and eventually put an end to humanity as intelligent machines – they take over

Eine Kulturgeschichte der Anti-Doping-Politik
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Eurosur, the Refugee Boat, and the Construction of an External EU Border
On Machinic Ways of Seeing the Face
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