Actor-Network Theory is a theoretical and methodological approach that sees all social phenomena as the product of network interactions. It is unique in that it recognizes both objects and technologies as network nodes equal with human actants.
Studio Ghibli movies, of the Japanese director Miyazaki, are famous all over the world. Together with the breathtaking scenes, his formalistic approach, and the complex narratives, sublimity is reached in many of his animation movies.
Pulse explores themes of the unknown and loneliness on the Internet. This article explores how this film uses techno-horror and its ghosts as a metaphor for our perception of and attitude towards technology, the Internet, and the unknown.
Plantation museums have the duty to represent the history of slavery and the lives of the enslaved, however the Laura Plantation museum website endorses a Lost Cause ideology, romanticizing and whitewashing plantation life and enslavement.
Many people tend to seek refuge in 'alternative facts', because they feel something's lost in the modern world. To get a grip on an incomprehensible world people 'tinker' with the truth, seeking harmony, coherence and agency.
The video explores how the a.s.r. Vitality app communicates societal health norms and how important notions in Michel Foucault’s work - the panopticon, social hygiene and care of the self - are applied to this phenomenon.
Live anywhere in the world and travel anytime you want: according to Airbnb, we'll soon all live a flexible lifestyle. This case study analyzes how Airbnb constructs a techno-utopian vision of the world.