The Ashley Madison data breach and Rentboy’s federally mandated closure underline Americans’ ongoing problems with intimacy and digital technology and ultimately function as flare-ups in a perennial debate about whom and how people should desire and be.
There is a difference between the Canadian edition of Netlix and the Canadians who watch Netflix. What does that mean for the future of the service in Canada?
In a recent episode of ABC’s Shark Tank, debate over what constitutes a technology takes on industrial dimensions as the stylistics of Silicon Valley shape popular images of entrepreneurship across industrial sectors.
We have been to three girl-focused cons this summer and fall: LeakyCon, DashCon and GeekGirlCon. These cons are non-profit, largely run by volunteers, and provide alternative geeky spaces to male-dominated cons. These cons extend the work of social media such as…
To paraphrase Robert Allen and Douglas Gomery in Film History: Theory and Practice, media depends on machines. Technology contextualizes industrial and stylistic change, reveals and obscures sites of cultural negotiation and meaning, and enables new modes of media production, circulation,…
A federal appeals court just ended net neutrality because the FCC didn’t call it what it is: common carriage.
The policy battle over net neutrality is heating back up with the hearing in Verizon v. FCC. Here’s what’s at stake in the case.
E3 begins this week and with it will come more news on Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles. What might we learn and how will it change the entire gaming industry?