Media, Information and Technoculture 1700F/G Midterm: Midterm Notes
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Why We Need Surveillance?
Face to Face (pre modern face):
File based or Bureaucratic (modern):
Taylorism and Scientic Management:
Electronic Interface (post modern):
Information becomes attached to an individual when it is important to (cid:1) (cid:1) someone (cid:1) (cid:1) intimacy (many groups) (cid:1) crimes) (cid:1) (geographical places) Privacy can be central to an individuals dignity and liberty and to. It can hide socially destructive behavior (abuse and white collar. Surveillance doesn"t only apply to an individual, but to contexts. Ex: police may focus on a hot spot where street crimes mostly happen. Or follow a money trail across borders to determine drug smuggling and related criminal networks o. When it is an option there can be some consumer benefits: Maybe the monitoring has become purposely disguised. The microchip and computer are central to surveillance. Becoming a maximum security society - our behavior is known and (cid:1) (cid:1) subject to control: The social control and spying is looked as manipulation. Expansion of surveillance today (cid:1) (cid:1) (cid:1) (cid:1) (cid:1) (cid:1) (cid:1) Collect data on people- show adds that come from ones searches.