Title: The Politics of Transparency and the Visual Rhetoric of Counter-Surveillance on PhotographyisNotaCrime.com Abstract: Human communication is currently embedded in contexts of oceanic proportions of data, state-sponsored surveillance, dataveillance, and citizen-spy information warfare. Thus, “big brother” and “big data” should be… Continue Reading
Earlier today, I presented the talk “Compositing Self in a Surveillance Culture: Reminiscences and Notes on Teaching Personal Branding in College Writing Courses.” The following artifacts and resources were alluded to or directly cited during the presentation. Interactive Syllabus… Continue Reading
Call: Spelman College English Club will be hosting Career Night on October 5. Response: Perceptions of career planning at Liberal Arts colleges are a “major” problem. I posted the following article on LinkedIn. The text of this article is copied… Continue Reading
Call: Rihanna’s recent video for the song, “Bitch Better Have My Money,” or #BBHMM, is generating vibrant conversation about race, gender, and economics. Some advertisers even boycotted the video. Of course, there are rather predictable responses to Rihanna’s revenge fantasy. However,… Continue Reading
Call: After 9 years, Spokane NAACP president and Howard graduate, Rachel Dolezal’s family “outs” her for being a white woman. AJC presents a narrative of distributed and centralized media coverage of the story. Response: Rachel Dolezal’s claim to black-ness is… Continue Reading
Every year, at this time, I promise myself, “I will not talk to anyone about sports today, I will not talk to anyone about sports today, I will not talk to anyone about sports today.” When I buy my weekly… Continue Reading
How humans predict other’s decisions. A neurological perspective.