Haunted Data: Transmedia, Affect, Weird Science and Archives of the Future




      Haunted Data: Transmedia, Affect, Weird Science and Archives of the Future
Haunted Data explores the concepts that are at work in our complex relationships with data Our engagement with data big or small is never as simplistic or straightforward as might first appear Indeed, Blackman argues that our relationship with data is haunted with errors, dead ends, ghostly figures, and misunderstandings that challenge core assumptions about the nature of thought, consciousness, mind, cognition, affect, communication, control and rationality, both human and non human.Using contemporary controversies from weird science including the field of priming and its uncanny relations to animal telepathy, as well as artificial intelligences and their curious relation to psychic research clairvoyant computers , Blackman shows how some of the current crises in science in these areas reveal than scientists are willing or even able to acknowledge In addition to proposing a new theory of how we might engage with data, Haunted Data also provides a nuanced survey of the historical context to contemporary debates, going back to the 19th Century origins of modern computation and science to explain the ubiquity and oddness of our data relations.Drawing from radical philosophies of science, feminist science studies, queer theory, cultural studies, and the field of affect studies, the book develops a manifesto for how artists, philosophers and scientists might engage creatively and critically with science within the context of digital communication. Free Download [ Haunted Data: Transmedia, Affect, Weird Science and Archives of the Future ] author [ Lisa Blackman ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Haunted Data: Transmedia, Affect, Weird Science and Archives of the Future
  • Lisa Blackman
  • English
  • 09 January 2017
  • 1350047058

10 thoughts on “ Haunted Data: Transmedia, Affect, Weird Science and Archives of the Future

  1. Matthew says:

    A fun albeit dubious piece of scholarship hung on the framework of affect theory, which itself is wide open to criticism The premise here being that digital media extends human perception and re mediation Somehow the spectral qualities of language allow a form of time travel through forms of archived data We might be able to retroactively influence the past through a kind of unquantifiable and un digitized psi force Haunted data and hauntology only...

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