“Habitual New Media”

Tema de Wendy Chun (Brown University) para a  Mesa 6 – Algoritmos e Big Data: Violência e Controle na Sociedade Tecnológica. 6 de agosto, das 16h às 18h30

New media technologies provoke both anxiety and hope: anxiety over surveillance and hope for
empowerment. This paper reveals that these two reactions complement rather than oppose each other by emphasizing how exposure is necessary in order for networks to work. Addressing the key ways that gender plays—and has historically played—into negotiating media exposure, she examines how “habits of privacy” persist and are fostered, often to our detriment.

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