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Data's Demon

TitleData's Demon
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of PublicationSubmitted
AuthorsWright S
Series Titlen.e.w.s
Keywords* biopolitics * cognitive mapping * data * data-mining * dataesthetics * performativity, Adorno, Alfred Kinsey, Alfredo Jaar, André Breton, Bruce Cahan, Bureau d’études, Conflux Festival, Edgar Allan Poe, Georges Bataille, Horkheimer, Jackson Pollock, Lev Manovich, Marcel Duchamp, Mark Lombardi, Michel Foucault, Rabih Mrouhé, Regine Debatty', Renée Ridgway, Temporary Services., Thomas Pynchon, Trevor Paglen, Urban Logic

I’m very much of two minds about the whole issue of “data-mining,” as Lev Manovich puts it – or “data-recovery” as others might say inasmuch as we have all contributed to that ever-expanding mother-lode – with which Renée Ridgway has invited us to engage in her recent, thought-igniting post.