Tag: freedom technologists series

The hybrid media space of nerd politics

John Postill , January 25th, 2017


Invited paper to the ECPR joint sessions workshop on Digital Media and the Spatial Transformation of Public Contention, Nottingham, UK, 27-30 April 2017. Abstract The rise of WikiLeaks,…


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35. Los tecnólogos de la libertad y el futuro de la justicia global

John Postill , May 15th, 2016


Dr John Postill Estado del poder 2016 ver PDF Original English version: Postill, J. 2016. Freedom technologists and the future of global justice. In State of Power 2016….


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34. In search of psychedelia: for a technopolitics beyond institutions

John Postill , April 2nd, 2016


This is the thirty-fourth post in the freedom technologists series This past March 2016 I spent three weeks in Lima (Peru), as well as a few days in…


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33. Iñigo Errejón: Podemos as an emergent cultural practice

John Postill , March 27th, 2016


Photo credit: ca.wikipedia.org This is the thirty-third post in the freedom technologists series I have pasted below some highlights (in Spanish) of an excellent interview with Podemos’ &#8216…


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32. Review of Firebrand Waves of Digital Activism 1994–2014 (Karatzogianni 2015)

John Postill , March 22nd, 2016


This is the thirty-second post in the freedom technologists series Postill, J. in press 2016. Review of Karatzogianni, A. (2015) Firebrand Waves of Digital Activism 1994–2014. Palgrave Macmillan…


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31. Hacktivism and open data in Latin America

John Postill , March 17th, 2016


This is the thirty-first post in the freedom technologists series I am spending three busy weeks in Lima (Peru) as well as a few days in Quito (Ecuador)…


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30. Review of From Counterculture to Cyberculture (Turner 2006)

John Postill , March 5th, 2016


Book review by Paul Duguid, Jan 3, 2007 From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism by Fred Turner Chicago: University…


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29. Freedom technologists bibliography, M-Z

John Postill , February 21st, 2016


Freedom Technologists: Digital Activism and Political Change in the 21st Century (working title), Chapter 2, Freedom Technologists ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, PART 2 This is the twenty-ninth post in th…


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28. Trans-Pacific Partnership a threat to internet freedom

John Postill , February 6th, 2016


via Liberationtech ‏@Liberationtech 31m31 minutes ago #TPP Deal Signed in #NewZealand is a Threat to Your Internet Freedom The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was signed by New Zealand…


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27. Freedom technologists and the future of global justice

John Postill , January 22nd, 2016


This is the twenty-seventh post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  via State of Power 2016 18 January 2016 In the wake…


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26. Thoughts on the symposium “Internet in Southeast Asia: Power and Society”

John Postill , December 8th, 2015


This is the twenty-sixth post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  This past 3-4 December 2015 I was at the Bandar Sunway…


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25. Digital rights activists vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership: a field-theoretical analysis

John Postill , November 11th, 2015


This is the 25th post in the freedom technologists series Keynote to the conference “Media, culture and change across the Pacific: perspectives from Asia, Oceania and the Americas”…


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24. Freedom technologists: a short reading list

John Postill , October 15th, 2015


Freedom Technologists: Digital Activism and Political Change in the 21st Century (working title), Chapter 2, Freedom Technologists This is the twenty-fourth post in the freedom technologists series. …


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23. Freedom technologists bibliography

John Postill , September 7th, 2015


Freedom Technologists: Digital Activism and Political Change in the 21st Century (working title), Chapter 2, Freedom Technologists Annotated bibliography (see Doc version here) In this working biblio…


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22. Notes on the second digital ethnography reading session

John Postill , August 20th, 2015


This is the twenty-second post in the Freedom technologists series. by Victor Lasa PhD candidate RMIT University, Melbourne In this second session of the monthly Digital Ethnography Reading…


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21. Review of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

John Postill , June 12th, 2015


Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous. Gabriella Coleman. Brooklyn, NY: Verso Books, 2014. 464 pp. John Postill RMIT University Melbourne, 12 June 2015 forthcoming, Americ…


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20. Hacking politics: civic struggles to politicize technologies

John Postill , May 2nd, 2015


This is the 20th of 42 posts in the ongoing Freedom technologists series. By Sebastian Kubitschko via Civic Media Project Despite the longstanding equating of hacking as infused…


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19. Freedoms and liberties in anthropological perspective

John Postill , April 21st, 2015


This is nineteenth post in the Freedom technologists series. Republished from St Andrews Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies. The Centre is pleased to announce a forthcoming conference on Liberties…


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18. Political technologists and civil society

John Postill , April 20th, 2015


By Muzammil M. Hussain This is the eighteenth post in the Freedom technologists series. The following are some passages taken (with permission) from chapter 4 of Hussain, M….


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17. Digital rights in Southeast Asia and beyond: a review of RightsCon 2015

John Postill , March 31st, 2015


Update 1 April 2015: See also PDF version. Last week I was in Manila to attend the 4th meeting of the RightsCon series, held on 24-25 March 2015….


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16. A letter from Jakarta

John Postill , March 21st, 2015


Many years ago, in 1987, I left Madrid and came to Jakarta to become a journalist. For about a year, I was a trainee at Tempo magazine and…


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15. Location technologists: the politics of digital media in a ‘special region’ of Indonesia

John Postill , March 16th, 2015


Chapter proposal to Location Technologies in International Context, Rowan Wilken (Swinburne Uni of Tech), Gerard Goggin (U of Sydney) & Heather Horst (RMIT), eds. John Postill RMIT University…


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14. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements

John Postill , March 5th, 2015


This draft article is the fourteenth post in the freedom technologists series. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements: the case of Spain’s ‘real democracy turn’,…


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