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Call for participation in a design research project about the digital panopticon

Published on May 28, 2013 by
 
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The problem of (and with) wearable technology and privacy

Published on May 28, 2013 by

very interesting topic. Also, read the comments in the article! (a study in itself, I’d say). The problem of wearable technology is that, when it becomes hidden/ merges with in another archetype, such as a pair of glasses, it becomes intransparent. Where a handycam is recognizeable as a camera thus triggers a certain etiqutee surrounding

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Docu about modern surveillance society

Published on May 28, 2013 by

  Interesting documentary, found on boingboing. Since I am wirting my thesis, I do not have much time to comment (hence the linkdump), however, feel free to add/comment..

 
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polling after an incident changes acceptance of surveillance in the states

Published on May 1, 2013 by

A poll is debated in the NY times, showing that, especially after the Boston attacks, acceptance of surveillance by the state has grown. On the topic of cameras; one sentence struk me: “There are cameras in stores and supermarkets. Our families would be safer and surveillance cameras would provide evidence to help agencies pursue people,

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