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Miranda Zero and the End of Ages

Miranda Zero and the End of Ages Miranda Zero is an extrapolation of Frank Kermode’s idea that all men live in the “middest”. He uses her to highlight what can be done by a person if they remove themselves from … 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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Government Conspiracies and Technology

I found the “Harpoon” chapter of Global Frequency very interesting. This chapter concerns the secret US government plan called the “Die-Back Doctrine” that will “reduce the human race to a manageable population”. The writing of Global Frequency coincides with the … Continue reading

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A generation renovates the world?

One thousand and one people: instead of calling them by their real names, all of them prefer to be called by their identity numbers. One thousand and one people: each has different abilities. They are responsible for solving any terrorist … Continue reading

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Technology and Human Relationships

After reading several chapters in Global Frequency, I picked the moment in Invasive that Ms. Zero, Lana and others break into a room and discover the laptop that initiated the crisis. Lana, who studied memetics and neuroprogramming since 14 years old, … Continue reading

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On the women in charge of Global Frequency

Before I introduce my moment of Global Frequency, I want to begin with Donna Haraway’s take on what technology means for feminism. She states, “the cyborg is a kind of disassembled and reassembled, post-modern collective and personal self,” that “communications … Continue reading

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Black Mirror

Hey all, this is the show that was mentioned in class today. If you’re diggin the episodic and tech related investigations that Global Frequency is examining, I think you will really enjoy this show. It is a bit techno-phobic, but it … Continue reading

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