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 unravels how Mark Weinstein questions the surveillance capitalist hegemony of Silicon Valley and discursively constructs a technological utopia by translating his beliefs into social media platform MeWe.
Since the start of the 19th century, Kellogg’s advertisements have been telling us that women can only be feminine, pretty, happy, confident or active once they are thin. In this article, I argue that sending this message is far from harmless.
This article looks at why people use Whatsapp given the privacy concerns around the platform. Read the article to learn about the connection between the expository society, the lack of privacy, and participatory surveillance.
Allegedly, Nike's HOI stores are ''the future of retail''. These data-driven stores offer a digitalized customer experience that is unlike anything else. What are the implications of Nike's data usage and is this usage ethical?
This paper examines Zuboff's "Big Other" and proposes to change this metaphor to "Web of Eyes" in order to stimulate a discourse that accounts for recognizing human self-responsibility and agency in this age of continuous surveillance.
When Richard Barbrook and Andy Cameron wrote The Californian Ideology over 25 years ago, people believed the whole world would soon resemble the United States. Today, the situation appears much different. China appears to be the most futuristic country in the world and the United States, together with its monopolistic tech companies, might represent a past we'd want to leave behind sooner rather than later.