The Impact Of Technology On Culture Reading List: The TSA’s Instagram Feed

CyborgologyAn aggregated reading list of the best, in-depth thinking from around the web on the impact of technology and social media, curated by Nathan Jurgenson and Cyborgology.

The TSA’s Instagram feed shows the artistic side of confiscated material

we are prohibiting “seduction guides,” or anything similar, effective immediately

Edward Snowden will make a good character and the plot will be dark, but Poe would have devised a better ending

from whistle-blowing outlet to a full-service travel agency

Death is no digital dualist

the materials that make up refrigerator walls that could potentially turn them into anti-eavesdropping devices

I need a new arsenal of swear words that punch up and tear down destructive stereotypes

the Occupy stream is more akin to a broadcast, with just a few locations playing the role of net content producer [pdf]”

Radical self-exposure and classically manicured discretion can both be powerful, both be elegant

There simply isn’t much of a market for tech-savvy haute couture

In this paper, we investigate if widely used influence scores are vulnerable and easy to manipulate

“cyber” has, in a way, returned to its dark science-fiction roots

What the NSA needs to do, clearly, is start giving away Jay-Z albums