Issue 6

Backseat Moderating

It isn’t really my intention to get political in my Digital America column, because that kind of topic tends to almost immediately divide readers and force them to challenge their own personal beliefs by comparing them to those held by the men and women campaigning to represent them as elected…

Along for the Ride: The Implications of Extended Memory, Lifelogging, and the Quantified Self | Dora O’Donnell

Currently, lifelogging is defined as the activity of producing a continual record of your everyday life by carrying a portable camera and/or other digital devices around with you. Simultaneousness is key, although scanning important documents or cards or other memorabilia is done in order to have “complete” life storage. It…

Vine: Redefining Racial Stereotyping in Six Seconds | Jason Tham

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. – U.S. Declaration of Independence Unfortunately, the history of American public discourse is one marred…

Making Love: Poetry In Motion

Making Love: Poetry in Motion | Tal and Omer Golan

There is a random aspect to love. We can not predict who we fall in love with, where they will come from, what language they will express their affection, or how our bodies will flood with emotions. This net-artwork composes an endless love poem by reappropriating real-time tweets about love….

Keaton Fox, EGO LIBIDO

EGO LIBIDO | Keaton Fox

The Ego Libido Series is a collection of thirty video art experiments that analyze the perceptual complexities of the digital reflection. The five selections featured here show the various permutations of the project as Fox explores mediation and identity. EGO LIBIDO from Keaton Fox on Vimeo.   EGO LIBIDO II…

Little Boy | Daniel Wechsler

As images and video footage of war and terror are inescapable in the Digital Age, we grow paradoxically overwhelmed and numb at the sacrifice and carnage. Little Boy abstracts the banal images of war and removes them from their time and place. We are reminded, through Wechsler’s smoldering filters, that…