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Manifest Destiny in the Digital Age

May 2017

Information asymmetry is power asymmetry. If “data is the new oil” in the 21st Century, then internet users are the raw earth from which this oil is extracted; a commodity to be exploited for the benefit of the oil barons. In this, there is at least some equity amongst users around the world: the parity of the powerless. Except that isn’t accurate either.

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The politics of image search - A conversation with Sebastian Schmieg [Part I]

Nicolas Malevé interviews the artist Sebastian Schmieg on image annotation, immaterial labour and his TPG commission 'Decision Space'.

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14/02/17

HITO STEYERL. This reminds me of the late 19th century, where there were a lot of scientific efforts being invested into...

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Steganographic Image

February 2017

Who knows what went into an image, what it includes and what it hides? This is not merely a question of fine art historical importance of materials, or even media historical intrigue of chemistry but one of steganography - hiding another meaningful pattern, perhaps a message, in data; inside text or an image.

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25/01/17

Jeffrey Thompson, Every Possible Photograph, 2013 Though limited to eight colors at a very low resolution, the piece will take...

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12/09/16

Generating Videos with Scene Dynamics Proof of concept computer science research from Carl Vondrick, Hamed Pirsiavash and...

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12/09/16

I’m Google is an ongoing Tumblr blog in which the artist Dina Kelberman, collects images and videos from the internet and...

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02/09/16

The Panopticons are coming! And they'll know when we think the grass is greener

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