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Is it Global? Panel @ SFAQ[Project]Space

April 21, 2015 Doors: 6 pm Talk: 7–8 pm Dorothy Santos, Emily Holmes, and Quinn Norton Is It Global? seeks to complicate the idea of “the user” in an increasingly interconnected world. While the internet is a truly international and interoperable infrastructure of undersea cables, server farms, and data centers, there remains a multitude of […]

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Dissident Futures Art and Ideas Festival at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

I am THRILLED to co-present along with An Xiao Mina and Ben Valentine at the Dissident Futures Art and Ideas Festival. Please RSVP through YBCA’s site here. It will be good times and lots of great conversation. It’s been a great year thus far. Although it’s been extremely challenging to balance work, school, and freelance […]

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Theorizing the Web 2013 Review published to Creative Applications Network

A strangeness abounds when people are asked to theorize and elucidate something so untethered and rhizomatic as the Internet. At its basic structure, networks connect us to the images, data and knowledge we draw upon every day. Yet what is at the heart of these connections and what separates or integrates our In Real Life […]

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Information Gathering (Minus the Heavy Encyclopedias) ~ How do you research and gather information?

What is Curation? from Percolate on Vimeo. Brooklyn based Creatives, m ss ng p eces, created a video (for Percolate) asking some of the top information gatherers or content curators what curation looks like in our highly globalized and heavily virtual, interactive, internet based world. It’s definitely important for someone like me who wants to […]

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Face to Facebook ~ Do you know who’s looking at your profile?

What happens when you gather one million stolen Facebook profile photos, filter them through face-recognition software, put them on a dating website, and show the work internationally? You’ve got some thought-provoking art. If you haven’t seen or heard of this project, I suggest you check out the genius behind Face to Facebook created by Paolo Cirio […]