How communities built around improvised music — which themselves are often supported by improvisatory DIY event organizing practices — adapted from in-person livestreamed events.
Sex, Power, and Technology: A Relational Engineering Ethos As Feminist Utopia
Relational engineering to develop technology that stands in contrast to dominant notions in US tech culture that prioritize profit, scale, productivity, and solutionism.
The Network and the Classroom: A History of Hypermedia Learning Environments
Examining the history of hypermedia knowledge organization tools by looking at both successful and failed experiments in bringing them into classrooms, one can more deeply understand the conceptual origins of the recent generation of networked knowledge tools and how to avoid challenges that have plagued them in the past.
Hillbilly Talkback: Co-Creation and Counter-Narrative in Appalachia
“I explore some of the most common image types used to represent Appalachia in popular media and assess the potential of co-creative documentary practices to create representations which challenge these harmful images.”
Virtual Worldmaking: A Phantasmal Media Approach To VRChat
How the systemic proliferation of the “anime girl” avatar in the social VR platform VRChat reflects gendered biopolitics of power and control
Cashing in On Student Data: Standardized Testing and Predatory College Marketing in The United States
While the public has become aware of issues surrounding data collection, distribution, and analysis in online spaces, this discourse has not fully extended into education.
Disputing Facts, Disputing The Economy: Media Controversies at The Decline of The Peruvian Miracle
The concept of sociotechnical nonfictions highlights the role that expertise and media assemblages played in the (re)production of facts.