Germaine Halegoua considers how virtual assistants like Alexa represent a shift from the imagination of the smart home as a space of ambient screens to ambient interfaces for continual background listening.Read more
Señal 3 La Victoria: Communication in Service of the People
Kate Cronin / University of Texas at Austin
Kate Cronin examines the dual role of the first community television station in Chile (Señal 3 La Victoria) as broadcasting pirates and human rights archivists.Read more
Know Your Audience: The Quest for Digitally Addressable Systems in India
Shanti Kumar/University of Texas at Austin
An interrogation of the continued quest for digitally addressable systems in India.Read more
by: Jorge A. González / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Una propuesta en cuanto al neologismo “cibercultur@”: entenderlo como un objeto de estudio y como un valor
de desarrollo y empoderamiento social. / A proposal to
use the neologism “cybercultur@” to designate an area
of study, as well as describe a value for development and social empowerment.
by: Jason Mittell / Middlebury College
What is television to a child who only knows TiVo?
by: Christopher Anderson / Indiana University
Perhaps it’s time to focus a bit more of our attention on the technology, industry, and visualization strategies of medical imaging.
by: Dan Leopard / St. Mary’s College of California
A discussion of the small screens, Sundance, and the future of independent film distribution.
by: Chandler Harriss / Alfred University
How do you know you’re “too old” for advertisers (and therefore networks) to cater to you? Perhaps when you’re at home on Saturday night….
by: Elliot Panek / Emerson College & former FLOW Staff
Perhaps we’ll never have totally accurate answers to our “who’s watching and why” questions, but that doesn’t make the search for these answers any less worthwhile.
by: Tara McPherson / University of Southern California
A look at academia’s slow adoption of new technologies for its own work.
by: Christine Becker / University of Notre Dame
HDTV and the future of television — what are the possibilities?
by: John McMurria / DePaul University
As Internet companies move towards increasing video content they have begun to look to television as a model. What lessons can be learned from the history of broadcast as Internet/TV convergence gains momentum? In 4 case studies of Internet/TV convergence, the issues of access, fair use and public initiatives are explored and critiqued.