Time is flying and so are the students. Projects are rapidly coming together… A great resource I came across enactment research: Forum: qualitative social research And this program sounds very interesting: Philosophy – Narrative, enactivism and embodiment
Interesting I wonder what the implications of moving from participatory research to a participatory sensing framework are going to be. Is decentralized sensing an emerging dominant hierarchical structure? As the authors explain: Persuading individuals to engage in such constant self-surveillance and then subsequently to share that data pose nontrivial hurdles entirely independent of the privacy … More Urban Sensing
Penny talks about the body time, Hellsten, Wouters and Leydesdorff talk about data time, while Cuff, Hansen and Kang talk about a hybrid version of time that combines both human and machine embodied time.
Well, here is a great example of pluralist theory in practice. Not only does our culture now focus on the idea of pluralist perspectives, but now with synchronous information and communication systems, we are entering multiple timeframes. As the authors explain: ‘the concept of a single time axis which is moving forward like an arrow … More Multiple presents: how search engines rewrite the past
Simon Penny’s position in this article reminds me of the transhumanists philosophy positions. The crisis he articulates when he discussed our cartesian approach to media has lead to the emergence of new ideas pertaining to mediated communication. My research is starting to see the coexistence of multiple philosophies in networks. The following diagram gives a … More Simon Penny: mind-body relationship in a mediated world
According to Kac: The role of the image, Virilio says, is “to be everywhere, to be reality (19).” He distinguishes three kinds of logic of images, according to a clear historical development. For Virilio, the formal logic of the image is the one achieved in the eighteenth century with painting, engraving and architecture. In traditional … More kac reading: shift in image