Following on from „The Body and the Network“, we explore historical and contemporary discourses and productions of „real“ and „fake“, as well as and their development into various cultural movements and commodities. Starting from personal observation, we focus on the slide from real to fake, and back. What new relationships are there to be had […]
two days of intense command-line hackery. I really liked that moment when everybody realized at the same time that you can commandeer other people’s computers with ssh, and started changing passwords, hostnames or rebooted each other’s machines. workshop worksheets are here: https://www.khm.de/~sievers/net/index.html
A State of the Platform Address By Geert Lovink 20 April 2017, 18h, KHM Aula This lecture deals with the changes over the years from media, via networks to platforms. What does it mean that the internet has become infrastructure, penetrating society, from taxis to hotels to agriculture and healthcare, going well beyond the media […]
The room with the really large screen is reserved for monitoring online dissent.
Systematic Observation and Recall Works in progress by students from the Surveillant Architectures seminar Opening: 18 January 2017 / 19 h / KHM, room2, Filzengraben 2a. Performances at 19.30 and 20 h! The exhibition is open on January 19 and 20 from 11 – 17 h. Marko Salapura, Paul Leo, Vered Koren, Camilo Sandoval, Julia […]
we had some fun with our drone yesterday at the first day of our two-day workshop. Looking forward to next week!
for those that missed today’s seminar, here are my notes and some links 1. dating sites as an example of a corporation that needs to intimately get to know you. They ask questions to get a (good enough) image of who you are, so they can recommend the right match. Try it, just sign up […]
I suspect the actual black dome camera wasn’t actually being looked at when this was installed… should teach them something. http://www.berliner-zeitung.de/berlin/fahrgaeste-entdecken-kamera-aktion-gegen-ueberwachung-in-berliner-u-bahn-23748282?originalReferrer=&originalReferrer=https://fnord.khm.de
Another good critique of the ideology behind CCTV: Esther Hovers’ series False Positives