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Peiró, Eva Woods

A bug in the system: speculations on cybernetics, superorganisms, and simulated serendipity

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2016-January-01
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What is a cybernetic organism in the age of digital imagining? Where can we find a historical nexus between the methods used to models systems and the increasing velocity of digital images? How do bodies fracture and congeal when integrated...

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Branding the Globe: The Real Madrid Takeover

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2014-January-01
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Real Madrid got its start in 1902, but it wasn't until the 1950s under Santiago Bernabéu as president and his squad of international superstars that the team began to make a name for themselves as the best, winning five championships...

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Life under surveillance: an examination of surveillance capitalism, technology, and the reactions of the United States, the European Union, and China

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2020-January-01
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Techno-Orientalism in contemporary Hollywood cinema

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2016-January-01
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Within the last few decades, cyberpunk has burgeoned in various fields of art, literature, and cinema. "Techno-Orientalism," the depiction of the "orient" in a digitalized environment, has been a major theme in cyberpunk. In works like Neal Stephenson's <em>Snow Crash </em>...

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The Latina Body in Visual Culture: A Motion for Dance as a Medium

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2014-January-01
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This project calls for a re-thinking of how we consume the performance of choreographed dance in music videos in regards to the Latina body. By taking a look at the underlying mechanisms at work in the entertainment industry, this project...

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You and media

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2016-January-01
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Whom is media theory for? Everyone is implicated. No individual is beyond the complicating effects of an increasingly mediated world, one in which people communicate in six-second image bursts and where college courses are taught online. And yet, the theorization...

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