Lana Swartz’s book New Money frames money as a media technology, one in major transition.
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.