MoneyLab#3: Failing Better

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OUT NOW: MoneyLab Reader 2: Overcoming the Hype

Order or download your free copy of the MoneyLab Reader 2: Overcoming the Hype About the book: MoneyLab is a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization. Entering the 10th year of the global financial crisis, it still remains a difficult yet crucial task to distinguish old wine from its [...]

Welcome to the Entreprecariat

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The Designer Without Qualities – Notes On Ornamental Politics, Ironic Attachment, Bureaucreativity and Emotional Counterculture

Charisma Some months ago I found myself in Berlin attending Re:Publica, an international conference on innovation meets politics meets branding meets tech. On the main stage, just after the vocal intervention of Russian chess master and activist Garry Kasparov, it was the turn of Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun, experience designer and "manufacturer of the impossible". Read the rest

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The Story of my First Laptop: the Toshiba DynaBook

Download as PDF During my first visit to Japan in 1990 I got acquainted with the Toshiba DynaBook. Unlike earlier laptops, this one was small, elegant and easily fitted into a backpack. A year later I was able to purchase one. This wonder of compact technology accompanied me during my travels to Berlin and Eastern [...]

The Art of Criticism: A European Network for Experiments in Art Criticism

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The Art of Criticism First Meet-up Report

Discussion on future research in the field of art criticism 20-21 November 2017, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam     The Institute of Network Cultures, the Domain for Art Criticism, Kritiklabbet and Archined, have organized a discussion meeting with the intention to investigate and revitalize art criticism through research and collaborations between different media, countries [...]

Updates from the INC

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#QUTGOODDATA – a workshop update

A contribution by Dr Kayleigh Hodgkinson-Murphy and Dr Angela Daly. The QUT Pathways to Ethical Data project combines the interdisciplinary expertise of Dr Angela Daly, Dr Kate Devitt and Dr Monique Mann, assisted by Dr Kayleigh Hodgkinson-Murphy, to investigate and promote ethical data practices & initiatives, towards a fair and just digital economy. The team [...]

Art, Work, and Identity in an Age of Planetary-Scale Computation

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Open Call for works

Open Call for works State Machines is a programme of activities devoted to the investigation of new relationships between states, citizens and the stateless made possible by emerging technologies. Focussing on how such technologies impact identity and citizenship, digital labour and finance, the project joins five experienced partners – Aksioma (Slovenia), Drugo More (Croatia), Furtherfield [...]

Future of publishing

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Collected essays on post-digital publishing practices

For those who read Brazilian Portuguese, check out this newly published collection of essays on post-digital practices in the arts and cultures, edited by Pablo Gobira & Tadeus Mucelli: Configurações do pós-digital: Arte e cultura tecnológicas. The collection features translated articles by both the INC and PublishingLab: Miriam Rasch wrote about the concept of Hybrid [...]