Author Archives: Nicole

Telephone

Network Effects?

Presentation by Richard R. John (Columbia University). Today it is a truism to contend that networks become more useful as they expand.  We even have a phrase for it:  “network effects.” The early history of the telegraph and telephone network

Telephone

Network Effects?

Presentation by Richard R. John (Columbia University). Today it is a truism to contend that networks become more useful as they expand.  We even have a phrase for it:  “network effects.” The early history of the telegraph and telephone network

The Information Defense Industry and the History of Networks

Presentation by Adrian Johns (University of Chicago). With the rise of the information economy has come the development of an industry devoted to policing that economy. It is a hybrid enterprise, composed of both public institutions like the FBI and

The Information Defense Industry and the History of Networks

Presentation by Adrian Johns (University of Chicago). With the rise of the information economy has come the development of an industry devoted to policing that economy. It is a hybrid enterprise, composed of both public institutions like the FBI and

Agrippa

Remembering Networks: Agrippa, RoSE, and Network Archaeology

Presentation by Alan Liu (UC Santa Barbara). In 1992, at the onset of today’s digital networks, publisher Kevin Begos, Jr., artist Dennis Ashbaugh, and science-fiction novelist William Gibson issued their collaborative artist book Agrippa (a book of the dead), whose

Agrippa

Remembering Networks: Agrippa, RoSE, and Network Archaeology

Presentation by Alan Liu (UC Santa Barbara). In 1992, at the onset of today’s digital networks, publisher Kevin Begos, Jr., artist Dennis Ashbaugh, and science-fiction novelist William Gibson issued their collaborative artist book Agrippa (a book of the dead), whose

Transparency Grenade Map.

A Public Philosophy for Data Capture Systems

Presentation by Jussi Parikka (University of Southampton). This talk investigates topologies of publicness in relation to real time networking.  By engaging with H. Sackman’s “A Public Philosophy for Real Time Information Systems” (1968) and other 1960s and 1970s sources, I

Transparency Grenade Map.

A Public Philosophy for Data Capture Systems

Presentation by Jussi Parikka (University of Southampton). This talk investigates topologies of publicness in relation to real time networking.  By engaging with H. Sackman’s “A Public Philosophy for Real Time Information Systems” (1968) and other 1960s and 1970s sources, I

Railroad

Transfer of Frameworks from Old Network Technologies to New Ones

Presentation by Harmeet Sawhney (Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Bloomington), Venkata Ratnadeep Suri (Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Bloomington), and Hyangsun Lee (Research Fellow, Office of Planning and Management, Korea Communications Standards Commission, Seoul, Korea). The Interstate Commerce Act developed for regulating the

Railroad

Transfer of Frameworks from Old Network Technologies to New Ones

Presentation by Harmeet Sawhney (Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Bloomington), Venkata Ratnadeep Suri (Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Bloomington), and Hyangsun Lee (Research Fellow, Office of Planning and Management, Korea Communications Standards Commission, Seoul, Korea). The Interstate Commerce Act developed for regulating the

Terms of Reference: Situating Certain Literary Transactions over Networked Services

Presentation by John Cayley (Brown University). Since the 1990s, to read and write with a computer has implied that we read and write with a network. We have been placed—you and I have placed ourselves—in the position of ‘using’ hardware and

Terms of Reference: Situating Certain Literary Transactions over Networked Services

Presentation by John Cayley (Brown University). Since the 1990s, to read and write with a computer has implied that we read and write with a network. We have been placed—you and I have placed ourselves—in the position of ‘using’ hardware and

Tube Map

Becoming Network. Henry C. Beck, Material Culture and the London Tube Map of 1933

Presentation by Sebastian Gießmann (Internet Policy Advisor to the Greens in the German Bundestag). What makes a material network a navigable social space? In my contribution, I will try to demonstrate that the relation of built structures and their media

Tube Map

Becoming Network. Henry C. Beck, Material Culture and the London Tube Map of 1933

Presentation by Sebastian Gießmann (Internet Policy Advisor to the Greens in the German Bundestag). What makes a material network a navigable social space? In my contribution, I will try to demonstrate that the relation of built structures and their media

Roxy Theater

Digging Through Archives and Dirt: Entangling Media Archaeology, Archaeology Proper, and Architectural History

Presentation by Shannon Mattern (The New School). In the introduction to their new media archaeology anthology, Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka propose that “[m]edia archaeology should not be confused with archaeology as a discipline. When media archaeologists claim that they

Roxy Theater

Digging Through Archives and Dirt: Entangling Media Archaeology, Archaeology Proper, and Architectural History

Presentation by Shannon Mattern (The New School). In the introduction to their new media archaeology anthology, Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka propose that “[m]edia archaeology should not be confused with archaeology as a discipline. When media archaeologists claim that they

HalfInch3

Half-Inch Revolution: Guerrilla Television’s Tape Networks

Presentation by Kris Paulsen (The Ohio State University). The Rays, a 1970 videotape by the Raindance Corporation, shows something curious: As the three collaborators record each other, rhythmic waves flow across the screen. In each wave there are bits of

HalfInch3

Half-Inch Revolution: Guerrilla Television’s Tape Networks

Presentation by Kris Paulsen (The Ohio State University). The Rays, a 1970 videotape by the Raindance Corporation, shows something curious: As the three collaborators record each other, rhythmic waves flow across the screen. In each wave there are bits of

Dolphins, Drugs and Circuitry: Network-building in Postwar Interspecies Communication Research

Presentation by John Shiga (McGill University). In the 1950s and 1960s, renowned neurophysiologist, John C. Lilly, received funding from several U.S. government agencies including NASA and the U.S. Navy to conduct experimental research on the feasibility of human communication with dolphins.

Dolphins, Drugs and Circuitry: Network-building in Postwar Interspecies Communication Research

Presentation by John Shiga (McGill University). In the 1950s and 1960s, renowned neurophysiologist, John C. Lilly, received funding from several U.S. government agencies including NASA and the U.S. Navy to conduct experimental research on the feasibility of human communication with dolphins.