Author Archives: Julia Scher

Privacy and Surveillance Conference, UC Berkeley

The conference is hosted by the Data and Democracy Initiative at University of California at Berkeley.  Do let me know if you would like your work included as part of the dialogue. Event: Pan Optics: Perspectives on Digital Privacy & Surveillance March 6, 2014 11am-4:30pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Presented by CITRIS, CITRIS Data […]

Futurelab Ars Electronica

On Dec. 3rd, Futurelab has gone Open Source. Ars Electronica Futurelab goes Open Source About Ars Electronica Futurelab- “Ars Electronica Futurelab focuses on the future at the nexus of art, technology and society. We consider our works as sketches of possible future scenarios in art-based, experimental forms. In this way, we are aiming at developing […]

Future Imperfect, Tate Modern

“Future Imperfect” 9 November 2013 Tate Modern (Starr Auditorium) Download the art-agenda iPad App   Share Timetable and speakers for Future Imperfect: Cultural Propositions and Global Perspectives. “The idea of the future, pregnant with an infinity of possibilities, is more fruitful than the future itself, and this is why we find more charm in hope […]

new developments

New Internet Monitor report: “Measuring Internet Activity” Internet Monitor is delighted to announce the publication of “Measuring Internet Activity: A (Selective) Review of Methods and Metrics,” the second in a series of special reports that focus on key events and new developments in Internet freedom, incorporating technical, legal, social, and political analyses. “Measuring Internet Activity,” […]

oceans of surveillance

The Naval Ocean Surveillance System (NOSS),  also called White Cloud and PARCAE, refers to one or several systems of SIGINT satellites At an altitude of 1100km the satellites travel around the world as a group, an organization of three.  They can track all military ships at sea.  The formation: one satellite leads, two follow.