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Print & Digital Censorship: A Photoessay

When publishing changes, so does society. Investigate and compare the impact of two publication technologies, one pre-1900, (Printing Press) and one post-1962, (The Internet) on a specific aspect of society. (Censorship) Flickr link Censorship is the suppression of public communication … Continue reading

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Week 8: Content, Expression and Visualisation

Looking back on the previous posts it seems I’ve done a significant amount of working through the theories for a better understanding, but this week I want to bring in a stylistic range of Visualisations I’ve found that illustrate the … Continue reading

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Week 7: Wikileaks and Media Transperancy

For this week we’ve been given the task of arguing for or against Wikileaks as an agent for media transparency and the methodology of information dissemination. Since I’ve been assigned to the negative, I’ll try and use this post to … Continue reading

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Week 6: Attention and The Commons

Now we’re delving into extremely complex territory in this weeks readers, synthesising the neuro-biological processes that underlie our attention when we Seek, use our Computers and consume information that in turn drives our appetite for more. It feeds into this … Continue reading

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Week 5: Archive Fever

This week we’ve caught ‘Archive Fever’, with Derrida’s diagnosis as the procedures by which the evolution of new media technologies are shaping how we analyse, communicate and preserve knowledge/experience/memory, and moreover how Web 2.0 and user interface visualisation (with limitations … Continue reading

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Week 4: Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity

First of the readers we have Actor Network Theory, which is essentially a (French post-structuralist) methodological research and analytical tool in understanding how (not why) heterogenous networks are formed, the actors (person/object/organisation as components) that constitute the network and how … Continue reading

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Week 3: Print Adaptation and Digital Assimilation

While last week I mentioned some of the broader issued involving the transition of traditional print media to web based distribution, I now want to look at some specific examples that highlight the implications of a digital transition. First off … Continue reading

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