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Entries Tagged as 'Technology'

You are in my Breeding Territory

The World of Cyber Gender Bending and Computer Cross-Dressing

October 25th, 2009 · Written by · No Comments

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Electronic communication networks now construct much of our understanding of reality. The distinct categories of identity that develop in these digital realms along with the interface between the body and these electric fantasies create new possibilities for what some call “computer cross-dressing.” Just as “real world” drag queens disrupt gender categories that were previously considered static, computer cross-dressers deconstruct, explore, and reconstruct new identities. Communities of computer cross-dressers destabilize identity categories so that they are constantly in transit, bearing no stable ontological relationship between what is on the World Wide Web and who is behind the computer.

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Symbiotic Relationship

How Technology is Saving the Rainforest

January 3rd, 2007 · Written by · No Comments

To some, the technological prowess of our culture is seen as the ultimate destructive mechanization – responsible for everything from our current global ecological crisis to the general feelings of isolation and loneliness afflicting the modern world.

But is this necessarily the case? [...]

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Save the Internet

July 3rd, 2006 · Written by · No Comments

Save the Internet

What do you get when you cross the Christian Coalition and pro-gun advocates with MoveOn.org and the Feminist Majority? If you guessed a brawl of epic proportions, you’d be wrong. These groups, and others from across the political spectrum, are actually working together towards a common goal: saving the Internet as we know it.

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Actionable Intelligence

The Emerging Hyper-Surveillance State

July 3rd, 2005 · Written by · No Comments

Girl Camera

Three decades ago, an investigation was led by Senator Frank Church (D-Idaho) which shed light on the US government’s murky history of domestic spying operations. After conducting hundreds of interviews and examining thousands of documents, the Church Commission discovered that a myriad of government agencies — including the FBI and CIA — had used extensive amounts of surveillance [...]

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