The politics behind categories we take for granted such as spam and noise, and what it means to our broader understanding of, and engagement with media.
Nationalism and national belonging — and the ways social-expectations placed on displaces peoples can limit their access to civic, medical, and everyday resources.
Visiting Professor Eric Gordon discusses a recent project in Boston, in collaboration with the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, called Beta Blocks, that uses meaningful inefficiency as a structuring logic for sourcing, questioning and making decisions about public realm technologies.
Is there digital activism in China? What is it like to be an activist running a grassroots NGO in a land of censors?
Justin Reich explores the recent history of large scale learning technologies to explain why technology provides such uneven support to students.
Illustrating a framework for studying the intersectional development of technological artifacts and systems and their impact on Black cultural production and social processes.
The MIT Alumni Association hosted a Faculty Forum Online with alum Lana Swartz, now an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia.