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Games For Good 2.0 – Next Event

Games against Hate Hate has gone viral and is destroying our communities. Our world has has become tribal, ‘betrayal’ and ‘treason’ appear daily in social media about even the smallest differences of opinions.  How can we fight this footballisation of ...

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Think Pink?  – Cybersalon on Tour

Transmediale 2019 Explores ‘Structures of Feeling’ in Digital Culture Stefan Lutschinger (Cybersalon) visits transmediale’s new Student Forum with BA Digital Media and BA Media and Cultural Studies students from Middlesex University. From January 31 to February 3rd, artists and theorists ...

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Transmediale 2019 – Student Review

The festival started with a Student Forum where students along with their lecturers were invited to open-up discussions on a chosen subject revolving in the digital culture. Being able to attend the festival for the whole week allowed them to fully understand ...

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Transmediale 2019 – Student Forum

From 29 to 30 January 2019, Transmediale hosted the new Student Forum to expand and deepen the festival visit undertaken by student groups. With the participation of institutions from fields such as art, theory, and design, the two-day format taking place prior to the ...

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What the Internet is not for? – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

It may seem unfair to keep busting on the explosion of the Internet’s origin myths, but documenting what happens to the beliefs surrounding the beginning of a new technology may help foster more rational thinking next time. Today’s two cherished ...

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Misforgotten – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

“It’s amazing. We’re all just sitting here having lunch like nothing’s happening, but…” This was on Tuesday, as the British Parliament was getting ready to vote down the Brexit deal. This is definitely a form of privilege, but it’s hard ...

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Can Robots Dance? – Exploring the future of work

Turing test for bi-pedal robots would be to get them to dance a samba, give us a twirl and bow after. Ok, on this test Theresa May would have failed, considering her “dancing”  performance in Africa, but for most of ...

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Prognostalgia – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

“What seems to you like the big technology story of 2018?” I asked a friend. “The lack of excitement,” she replied. New stuff – the future – used to be a lot more fun, a phenomenon that New York Times ...

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Behind you! – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

For one reason or another – increasing surveillance powers, increasing awareness of the extent to which online activities are tracked by myriad data hogs, Edward Snowden – crypto parties have come somewhat back into vogue over the last few years ...

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Information Attacks against Democracies

by Bruce Schneier CTO, IBM Resilient [email protected] https://www.schneier.com That’s the starting place of our new paper: “Common-Knowledge Attacks on Democracy.” In it, we look at democracy through the lens of information security, trying to understand the current waves of Internet ...

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