The Data Issue

The Data Issue

DIS / Data issue

DIS Magazine: Introduction to Too Big To Scale

Introduction to Too Big To Scale

by Marvin Jordan & Mike Pepi

DIS Magazine: Trevor Paglen | NSA-Tapped Fiber Optic Cable Landing Site

Trevor Paglen | NSA-Tapped Fiber Optic Cable Landing Site

Trevor Paglen presents an interactive diptych

DIS Magazine: Karen Gregory | Weird Solidarities

Karen Gregory | Weird Solidarities

Solidarity in the data economy

DIS Magazine: Andrea Crespo | Sis: Parabiosis

Andrea Crespo | Sis: Parabiosis

Andrea Crespo unveils the multiple system known as Sis, with a text by Jack Kahn

DIS Magazine: Kate Losse | Cults at Scale

Kate Losse | Cults at Scale

How the startup-as-cult remodels the contemporary corporation into a space of discovery

DIS Magazine: Josh Scannell | What Can an Algorithm Do?

Josh Scannell | What Can an Algorithm Do?

Proactive policing and the NYPD’s DAS system

DIS Magazine: Rob Kitchin | Continuous Geosurveillance in the “Smart City”

Rob Kitchin | Continuous Geosurveillance in the “Smart City”

New forms of governance in the era of ubiquitous computing

DIS Magazine: Sara M. Watson | Metaphors of Big Data

Sara M. Watson | Metaphors of Big Data

Dissecting the industry-centric bias at the core of our cultural understanding of data.

DIS Magazine: Simon Denny | What’s in My DLD Bag?

Simon Denny | What’s in My DLD Bag?

Simon Denny spills his swag bag for the Data Issue

DIS Magazine: Minnesang: A Tale of Bits And Atoms

Minnesang: A Tale of Bits And Atoms

Holly Herndon and Hannes Grassegger portray a world of digital feudalism

DIS Magazine: Thea Ballard | Big Diaries

Thea Ballard | Big Diaries

On the surveilled expressions of young women

DIS Magazine: Lars TCF Holdhus | Data Awareness

Lars TCF Holdhus | Data Awareness

Alexander Iadarola interviews TCF about his algorithmically based practices

DIS Magazine: Rob Horning | Authenticity as a Service

Rob Horning | Authenticity as a Service

On networked society and the disavowal of self-representation

DIS Magazine: Addie Wagenknecht | Glass Ceilings

Addie Wagenknecht | Glass Ceilings

Premiering a new series of photos based on a performance

DIS Magazine: Lil Data | Future User

Lil Data | Future User

Lil Data invites you to play with Future Users.

DIS Magazine: Francesco Spampinato | Data Relief

Francesco Spampinato | Data Relief

From surrealist tech to accelerationist sci-fi: a radical history of wearable gadgets

DIS Magazine: Dorothy Howard | Labor and the New Encyclopedia

Dorothy Howard | Labor and the New Encyclopedia

An insider's perspective on the unpaid knowledge economy

DIS Magazine: Astra Taylor | Digital Democracy and Direct Action

Astra Taylor | Digital Democracy and Direct Action

From Occupy to Spotify, Zachary Kaplan interviews Astra Taylor on democracy and digital technology.

DIS Magazine: Monegraph and the Status of the Art Object

Monegraph and the Status of the Art Object

A roundtable discussion with six artists, writers, and entrepreneurs on art and tech.

DIS Magazine: Rafaël Rozendaal | Abstract Browsing

Rafaël Rozendaal | Abstract Browsing

Rafaël Rozendaal reflects on artificial scarcity, abundance, and ownership in internet art.

DIS Magazine: Mathew Dryhurst | Data Sagacity and Site-Specificity

Mathew Dryhurst | Data Sagacity and Site-Specificity

Morgan Sutherland talks to Mathew Dryhurst about his latest project.

DIS Magazine: Yuri Pattison | 1014

Yuri Pattison | 1014

A video tour of room 1014 at The Mira, Hong Kong, the first lodging of Edward Snowden post-NSA leak.

DIS Magazine: Zach Blas | Contra-Internet

Zach Blas | Contra-Internet

A bio-informatic subversion of Internet control

DIS Magazine: Metahaven | Sunshine Unfinished

Metahaven | Sunshine Unfinished

From ancient Rome to the present day, a critical genealogy of the concept of transparency

DIS Magazine: Olga Subirós & Lev Manovich | Big Bang Data Revisited

Olga Subirós & Lev Manovich | Big Bang Data Revisited

A visual essay and exchange between curator Olga Subirós and scholar Lev Manovich.

DIS Magazine: Benjamin Bratton | Machine Vision

Benjamin Bratton | Machine Vision

From planetary scale computation to the limits of cloud-based sovereignty, Benjamin Bratton talks to about his current research.