Tag Archives: Technology

Sometimes You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name

“Erich Lohan says: Head on over to the Blue Recluse. Where everybody knows your name!” (World of Warcraft) Erich Lohan, an NPC, can be found wandering through the Mage Quarter of Stormwind City. Players can witness him uttering one of … Continue reading

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March Kelleher––women don’t like the way she turns herself out, men don’t like her attitude.

For my blog post, I chose option 3 and I would like to tie in Haraway’s idea of a posthuman cyborg woman with Pynchon’s character, March Kelleher. After March gives her enigmatic and way beyond her audience’s head type of … Continue reading

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Sex, Murder, Money: Bleeding Edge or a Made-for-TV Movie?

“When it’s Cornelia’s turn she calls ‘Massapequa,’ the second-soprano showstopper from Amy & Joey, an Off-Broadway musical about Amy Fisher that’s been running since 1994 to packed houses.” — Bleeding Edge, 150-51 Maxine joins Rocky and his companions at Lucky … Continue reading

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Historical look into control societies

Stumbled upon this, think this could be a cool look at the relation of control societies and the Internet. http://gizmodo.com/a-history-of-internet-spying-part-i-1685242386

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Think of me as the Prophet

“Ain’t like I was ever Alfred Hitchcock or somethin. You can watch my stuff till you’re cross-eyed and there’ll never be any deeper meaning. I see something interesting, I shoot it is all. Future of film if you want to … Continue reading

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Built like a Battleship?

“On days of storm, according to Horst’s co-tenant Jake Pimento, it’s like being in the crow’s nest of a very tall ship, allowing you to look down at helicopters and private planes and neighboring high-rises. “Seems kind of flimsy up … Continue reading

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Radio Chips and the Cyborg Community

I came across this segment in which Al Sharpton discusses a company in Sweden that is inserting chips into their employees with Julianne Pepitone (there’s no typical Al Sharpton ranting, I promise). Pepitone is senior tech writer at NBCNews. She … Continue reading

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