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…

Cross-Disciplinary Strategies: Applied Studies in Art, Science, Philosophy, and Global Challenges

I am looking forward to Vienna where I will work as a visiting professor with colleagues (i.a. Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Reichle, media theorist) and students from the ‘University of Applied Arts’. I will teach and…

Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies / Special Issue of „Degendering the Driver“

Now our special issue of „Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies“ on „Degendering the Driver“ (Volume 8 (1), Spring 2018) which I edited together with Fabian Kröger including our introduction to „Autonomous Driving and the…

Science, Technology and Human Values

Our special issue of “Science, Technology and Human Values” [42 (6) (2017)]  on “Tracking and targeting: sociotechnologies of (in)security” (http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/sthd/current)  which I co-edited with Lucy Suchman and Karolina Follis just appeared. Here’s the line-up: Lucy…

Techno(ir)rationality and Technosecurity

From the 1st-3rd November 2018, the final symposium of our DFG-Netzwerkes Affect- and Psychotechnologies took place at the University Potsdam with many presentations of our work of the last two years. I talked about ‚Techno(ir)rationality…

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,…