#305MC // Conference // Power 2.0

Estates of the Realm

  1. Clergy
  2. Nobility
  3. Commoners
  4. Independant free press and media
  5. Networked 4th estate

Habermas and the Public Sphere

Warrior Pride – iPhone

Foucault – Capillary Power – power that reaches into individuals so deeply it makes them who they are.

Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers

Adam Curtis “power and how it works in society”

Films: The Power of Nightmares and Bitter Lake

Hyperdramatisation: How Adam Curtis was consumed by a fictional reality

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky = media power/media convergence, concentration of media power

Anarcho- syndicalism and Libertarian socialism – opposing the war on terror and supporting the occupy movement

Centralised Power eg Google

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves – aaron swartz

Film: The Internets Own Boy

Bruno Latour – controversy mapping – Black box theory




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