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Discussing cuts to journal subscriptions on CBC

Memory, Media, Power – a grad seminar at U de M

Had a great Skype talk with students at U de M in Line Grenier’s “memory, media, power” grad seminar. We discussed archives, and the article “The Archive as Dumpster.” Some key topics were: – Fidélité (reliability) and authenticity of an « archive » that is produced by everyone, policed by no one – Liberty (démocratie participative,...

Podcasting Master Class: Queer Public at IIT

Student work: Data Viz about Environmental Issues

I’m so impressed with students’ first assignments in Information Structure and Retrieval class. These are the infographics they made, having just learned a bit of Illustrator and the basics of graph and chart theory…      

Environmental Media: E-Waste, Ecologies, and the Capitalocene

Environmental Media: E-Waste, Ecologies, and the Capitalocene READINGS   Jan 11 – no readings / introductions, presentation of syllabus, presentation sign-up Jan 13 – *John Durham Peters (2015) *Chapter 1 Understanding Media In: Peters (2015-06-19). The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media University of Chicago Press. → Watch clip from “Manufacturing Landscapes” in...

IIT’s BIG PICTURE: Algorithms

Evocative Objects Assignment: Digital Death

Here are student projects based on Turkle’s Evocative Objects concept. These were done for Digital Death: Archives, Memories, Bodies and Decay (17840 – COM 380/580 – 01) (2015).

IIT Humanities Professor Discusses What Happens To Our Data Once We Die

Digital Death: Archives, Memories, Bodies and Decay – IIT 2015

Digital Death: Archives, Memories, Bodies and Decay 17840 – COM 380/580 – 01 IIT Humanities / M. HOGAN Description: Digital Death: Archives, Memories, Bodies and Decay. This class will cover a range of topics at the intersection of media and memory. In particular, we focus on the concept of death and decay to raise questions...

Current Issues in Media and Communications Studies: Drones, Driverless Cars, and Data Janitors – IIT 2015

Current Issues in Media & Communications Studies: Drones, Driverless Cars, and Data Janitors 18690 – COM 380 – 03 IIT Humanities / M. HOGAN Aug 24, 2015 – Dec 05, 2015 Description: Drones, Driverless Cars, and Data Janitors! This course explores current issues in media and communications studies. Each week we will look at a...

Out of Site & Out of Mind: Speculative Historiographies of Techno Trash

   

Techno-Trash at Tulane

Students from Vicki Mayer’s Tech Analysis class at Tulane will be contributing their stories to technotrash.org in April 2015.