Introduction to biosecurity

surveillance/spectacle

After the attacks on the Twin Towers, on September 11, 2001, the world entered a “new normality”. On the occasion of these attacks, new practices and technologies of surveillance and repression were installed throughout the spectrum of public and private space, which nullified the civil liberties granted until then. The “war on terror” imposed emergency mobilization for the purposes of managing the “Islamic threat”, which (emergency mobilization / urgent need) was then made permanent. Always in the name of “freedom”…

Technical details…

surveillance/spectacle

Remember the “debate” last spring / summer about digital tracking techniques? When mobile phones would (supposedly) communicate with each other “informing” their users that they were “at a distance of …

Latent language…

surveillance/spectacle

Eye movement, hand trembling, body posture, contradictions in narratives and much more, are elements of the live communication that can show (or hide) the sincerity. The codification of these elements, …

what a world!

surveillance/spectacle

Under no circumstances would we recommend… netflix to anyone! Or anything like that. (Some book yes…) But on the occasion of the documentary “the social dilemma”, where various “repentant” executives / inventors of applications and technologies that have proven to be huge commercial successes and cultural / intellectual / moral hurricanes (related to antisocial media) become accusers of their own works, consider this: Would you ever trust a fetishist (of technology, religion, commodity) even if he or she sincerely wanted to set you free from a fetishism?

constructions of realities.

surveillance/spectacle

How easy is it for everyone to create their own reality? However easy it used to be in the past, the possibilities offered by the new technologies of the 4th industrial revolution make it even easier – and more “fun”. As the means change and evolve, the end remains the same; to create and maintain ideologies. Here are two of the many tools that can be used by anyone to create “fake news” and / or “fake faces”.