Tag Archives: Twenty-first Century

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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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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Heidegger and the CCTV Revolution

In chapter 8 of Warren Ellis’ Global Frequency, we find a kidnapping in progress where Miranda Zero must be quickly rescued from her captor. The members of the global frequency jump into action and are using the available technology to … Continue reading

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