Game of Drones

“Game of Drones” is a rich and beautiful book which combines theoretical analysis and work of art. I am honoured, that we, my colleague Goetz Herrmann and I, were invited to contribute a piece on…

Catastrophic Futures, Pre-emptive Security & Mass Surveillance

In our chapter of the ‘Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook: TechnoScienceSociety – Technological Reconfigurations of Science and Society’, my colleague Michael Nagenborg and I ask: “How does the digital interception of mass communication, smart CCTV,…

Technosecurity Cultures. Special Issue of Science as Culture

It has been a long way but now I am happy to announce that our special issue of Science as Culture on Technosecurity Cultures – which I edited together with my colleague Katrin M. Kämpf…

Review of „Life in the Age of Drone Warfare“

My review of „Life in the Age of Drone Warfare“, edited by Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan, together with other reviews by Lucy Suchman, Peter Adey and other colleagues, has been published in the most…

Social Network Analysis in Data-Driven Warfare

will be the title of my keynote at the “Remote Control Conference” which will take place from the 29th to the 30th June at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Many thanks to Nina Franz, Kathrin…

Guerras, Violencia y Derechos Humanos: Big Data Wars

I feel very honoured to give the opening keynote at the Conference Guerras, Violencia y Derechos Humanos, at the Museum of Basque Society and Citizenship, San Sebastian, running from the 26-28th April. http://www.santelmomuseoa.eus/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=items&cid=1&id=5196&Itemid=2&lang=en

transmediale 2017: Panel “Friendly Fire: What Is It to Re-think Radical Politics, Today?” and panel “New Paradigms”

Panel: New Paradigms. Friday, February 3, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM with Armin Medosch, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Felix Stalder and Gerald Nestler. https://2017.transmediale.de/de/content/new-paradigms Panel: Friendly Fire: What Is It to Re-think Radical Politics, Today? Saturday,…

Keynote at the ‘3rd ISAT. Collision, Collaboration and the Future of Artsci’ Conference, National Cheng Kung University, 14-16th of November and at the Digital Art Forum Taipeh, 18-20th of November 2016

I feel very honoured to be invited to give a keynote speech at the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan which operates at the interface of theory, art and technoscience and is organized by Professor Dr….

‘Find, Fix, Finish’: Big Data Analytics, Targeting and the Politics of Databases

This is the titel of my presentation at the 4S/ EASST Conference: Science + Technology by Other Means (Panel T001.1 Materializing governance by information infrastructure, Location: 114 Date: September 1, 2016 Time: 4:00 pm –…

Working with Leigh Star

In our paper ‘Categorizing Life and Death. The Unmaking of Civilians in US Robot Wars’ Cheris Kramarae’s and I contributed to a volume in memory of Leigh Star. The volume has now finally been published….