Ultracycling throws into relief the prosaics of machine vision in heterotopian spaces of hedonism and minimalism. I illustrate what it's like to navigate surveillance technology in an ultracycling race across Europe.
This article looks at how the new social media platform BeReal structures its app to enforce what is called an expository society through behaviour modification and how it plays into societies of control, compromising user privacy.
Genetic testing companies, such as 23andMe, commercialise the neoliberal idea of personal responsibility for individuals' health through information on disease risks. This article exposes the underlying assumptions of this claim on risk society.
In this paper, I will evaluate the trend of faux-vintage photography, questioning the intentions behind the practices of users indulging in nostalgia and the use of vintage editing tools, filters, and effects.
In this paper, discourse analysis is done on two TikTok entries to the inverted filter trend that became very popular in April 2021. By showing facial asymmetry as normal, Aubrey Ober gave a twist to the trend and recycled the trend's meaning.