On Cyber Utopia...
What will the place of the human being be in a world increasingly dominated by abstract machines and logic? – Philippe Quéau, former head of the French National Audiovisual Institute
Picturing technology as φάρμακον
Conceiving of technology in such a way as to depart from the world of manipulable things to reach the heart of the world.
Pedagogy of extraneity
The development of the actionable epistemic fluency, relational skills, and critical reflexivity that are consequently understood as much needed today could be integrated into cultural studies courses, alongside the field’s established theoretical trajectory and reflection on first principles. The latter involves consideration of technical vs. non-technical knowledge as well as conceptual problems of inclusion and relevance.
The Odyssey of techno-scientific literacies
A current pandemic which has pushed much work online has revealed a lack of literacies in information security, surveillance capitalism, and the unresolved problems of algorithms and control. Yet there is a decades-old tradition of pedagogies that address the complex interactions of the interdisciplinary techno-scientific world…