Issue Six


Editorial Issue Six

Special Section: Computing the Corporeal

Edited by Nicolas Salazar Sutil and Scott delaHunta

Nicolas Salazar Sutil, Section Editorial: Human Movement as Critical Creativity: Basic Questions for Movement Computing


John Stell, Mereotopology and Computational Representations of the Body

Stamatia Portanova, Putting Identity on Hold: Motion Capture and the Mystery of the Disappearing Blackness


Scott delaHunta, Dance Becoming Data: Part One Software for Dancers

Anton Koch and Scott delaHunta, Dance Becoming Data Part Two: Conversation Between Anton Koch and Scott delaHunta

Special Section: Geographies of Software

Edited by Nick Lally and Ryan Burns

Ryan Burns and Nick Lally, Section Editorial: Geographies of Software


Will Payne, Welcome to the Polygon: Contested Digital Neighborhoods and Spatialized Segregation on Nextdoor

Warren Sack, Out of Bounds: Language limits, language planning, and the definition of distance in the new spaces of linguistic capitalism

Pip Thornton, geographies of (con)text: language and structure in a digital age


Zara Dinnen, habit + crisis = update, somehow. A review of Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Ulrik Ekman, “Speculative Environmentality”, review of Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Lisa Gitelman, Review of Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts, by David Link

Rashid al-Din Sinan, Poisoned Fruit: Booby-Trapped “Privacy Guides” as State-Sponsored Propaganda — A Case Study of Obfuscation

Joel McKim, Envisioning a Technological Humanism – a Review of Yuk Hui’s, On the Existence of Digital Objects

Sandeep Mertia, Ctrl Episteme – a review of ‘Control: Digitality as a Cultural Logic’ by Seb Franklin

Christoph Raetzsch, The Uses and Users of Social Media Data Mining. A review of Post, Mine, Repeat. Social Media Data Mining Becomes Ordinary by Helen Kennedy

Marc Tuters, Scenario Theory – Review of Benjamin H. Bratton, The Stack: on Software and Sovereignty