[ SPAM ]
From Spam to Becoming Fog
Winter Semester 2019 : About Spam, Obfuscation and the rise of (Digital) Posthumanoids.
An introduction to spam is followed by a description of the shifts in the advertisement industry (from billboards / banners to targeted advertising). This is followed by an introduction to the ghosts of the internet - the first friends, bots and other virtual assistants that are net-bound. The block ends by introducing several privacy practices or ‘becoming fog’.