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Building the bridge to a cyberculture
Building the bridge to a cybercultureIf we learned anything from the Equifax hack that affected 143 million people, it’s that the CEO (along with the rest of the C-suite) needs to be concerned as much about cybersecurity as the chief information security officer. More organizations realize ...read more
Source: The Seattle Times
Published on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:43:00 GMT
'Black Panther' proves why Afrofuturism matters
'Black Panther' proves why Afrofuturism mattersIt was coined by culture critic Mark Dery in a 1993 essay, Black to the Future (available in the anthology Flame Wars: The Discourse of Cyberculture). It charts the rise of science-fiction-oriented art from black artists, starting with Sun Ra's fusion of ...read more
Source: Engadget
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMT
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns online
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns onlineI also noticed, in 2014, when I published my writing collection, Borg Like Me, a lot of the focus in reviews was on the pieces reprinted from that era, from Mondo, bOING bOING (print), and my own zine, Going Gaga. People waxed nostalgic about that birth-of ...read more
Source: Boing Boing
Published on Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:24:08 GMT
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates Cyberculture
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates CybercultureThere are artists who find inspiration in majestic landscapes or beautiful women — and then there are artists who find inspiration in the Internet. Take Lauren Kaelin, the artist behind our new favorite Tumblr, which takes popular memes and turns them ...read more
Source: Time News Feed
Published on Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?The all-pervasive push to have everything online, whether it be books, files or selves, bepseaks a deeper cultural attitude towards terrestrial, embodied living. In its glorification of the body, the culture of postmodernity identifies something lacking in ...read more
Source: Patheos
Published on Sun, 29 Apr 2012 17:00:00 GMT
A Crunchy-Granola Path From Macramé and LSD to Wikipedia and Google
A Crunchy-Granola Path From Macramé and LSD to Wikipedia and GoogleYet as Fred Turner points out in his revealing new book, “From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism” (University of Chicago Press), there is no way to separate cyberculture from ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:51:15 GMT
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?This is not quite a full review here. I’ve read other TRON: Legacy reviews out there, and am more intrigued about the dialogue that’s starting to take shape. There are a handful of spoilers below, but my intention here is not to give the game away ...read more
Source: Time
Published on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90s
'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90sWhat can we learn from the activists, intellectuals, prophets and weirdos of first wave Internet cyberculture? We lionize Stewart Brand, Lawrence Lessig, and their fellows (and rightly so) but we seem to have forgotten those who took stances that turned ...read more
Source: Motherboard
Published on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:00:00 GMT
Students hold the future of cyberculture in their hands
Students hold the future of cyberculture in their handsLast December, when Lu Wei, director of the Cyberspace Administration of China, attended the 7th US-China Internet Industry Forum in Washington, he extended an invitation to college students in the US to come to China. They accepted, and on Wednesday ...read more
Source: China Daily
Published on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:26:00 GMT
What Is Silk Road? 4 Things You Need To Know About Underground Black Market Shut Down By FBI
What Is Silk Road? 4 Things You Need To Know About Underground Black Market Shut Down By FBIHere are four things you need to know about the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace. 1. Silk Road Was On The Deep Web In cyberculture, the vast majority of the public uses websites from the Surface Web, which is content indexed by standard search engines.read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Wed, 02 Oct 2013 08:30:09 GMT