Tag Archives: ENGLIT 0399

Dotcom Dilemma

When I first began to read Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon one area that I found to be engaging was a conversation between Maine and Vyrva, in chapter four, on page 37–the conversation reads as the following: Maxine is much … Continue reading

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Technology as a Vehicle for Death

I’d like someone to comment on the possibility of religious intentions in Global Frequency. I’m explicitly talking about a moment in the first episode where Ally Fitzgerald (the one called upon to pilot a helicopter after drinking beer in bed) … Continue reading

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The Feminism behind “Big Wheel”

When first reading Global Frequency by Warren Ellis, the chapter “Big Wheel” immediately grabbed my attention. Within the chapter we face the topic of feminism in technology. In “A Manifesto for Cyborgs,” Donna Haraway writes, “a cyborg is a cybernetic … Continue reading

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No End to the Crises; No Hope for World Peace

Global Frequency consists of a number of episodes detailing the undertakings of the agency as it works to resolve crises around the world.  Each episode begins and ends abruptly, with minimal buildup and conclusion. The structure of the collection, moving … Continue reading

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Narrative and Technology, Spring 2015

Welcome to the course weblog for Narrative and Technology. This is a space for us to collectively construct, a site of further exploration and discussion, a place to pursue avenues outside of the purview of the physical classroom. So, in … Continue reading

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