Declarations of Interdependence

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December 08, 2013

Declarations of Interdependence

My presentation at SVA's Critical Information Conference on December 8 2013, covering the research and making that made up my MFA thesis project "Declarations of Interdependence." I was contributing to a panel entitled "Communication/Isolation/Retaliation: Our Responses to the Age of Information."

Slides + audio: http://vimeo.com/johndryan/criticalinformation

Find out more about the project at http://declarationsofinterdependence.com

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John Ryan

December 08, 2013
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  1. DECLARATIONS OF INTERDEPENDENCE Experiments in Networked Interdividualism

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  3. “NEOLIBERALISM... PROPOSES THAT HUMAN WELL-BEING CAN BEST BE ADVANCED BY

    LIBERATING INDIVIDUAL ENTREPRENEURIAL FREEDOMS AND SKILLS WITHIN AN INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK CHARACTERIZED BY STRONG PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS, FREE MARKETS, AND FREE TRADE.”— HARVEY, 2007
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  5. — BARAN, 1962 DISTRIBUTED CENTRALIZED DECENTRALIZED

  6. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  7. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  8. “THE DESIGN OF SOFTWARE BUILDS THE IDEOLOGY INTO THOSE ACTIONS

    THAT ARE THE EASIEST TO PERFORM ON THE SOFTWARE DESIGNS THAT ARE BECOMING UBIQUITOUS.” — LANIER, 2010 “THE COMPUTER WORLD AS WE KNOW IT IS BASED UPON ONE TRADITION… AND IS ESSENTIALLY DEFINING THE WAY WE DO EVERYTHING. THE IMPOSITION OF INAPPROPRIATE STRUCTURES THROUGHOUT THE COMPUTER IS THE IMPOSITION OF INAPPROPRIATE STRUCTURES ON THE THINGS WE WANT TO DO IN THE HUMAN WORLD” — NELSON, 2008
  9. COMMODIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL A NEOLIBERAL CRITIQUE OF USER-CENTERED DESIGN

    THE FREEDOM MYTH OF STANDARDIZED PRESENCES
  10. “IN USING SOCIAL MEDIA, WE BECOME FATALLY AWARE OF HOW

    WE CAN SELL OURSELVES AND THUS INTENSIFY SELF-MARKETING PRACTICES. WE PUT OURSELVES FORWARD AS A BRAND IN ORDER TO REGISTER IN THESE COMMERCIALLY ORIENTED, QUANTIFICATION-DRIVEN SYSTEMS.” — HORNING, 2012
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  13. “IN A WORLD WHERE WE POST THE MAJORITY OF OUR

    PERSONAL DATA ONLINE, AND STATES AND CORPORATIONS WIELD INVASIVE TOOLS TO COLLECT AND MARKET THE REST, THERE IS SOMETHING PROFOUNDLY HOPEFUL IN... EFFACEMENT OF THE SELF... [IT] ENABLES PARTICIPANTS TO PRACTICE A KIND OF INDIVIDUALITY BEYOND... POSSESSIVE INDIVIDUALISM.” — COLEMAN, 2012
  14. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  15. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  16. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  17. NETWORK (LOGIC) NETWORK (NODE) PLACE INTERFACE NETWORK (CONNECTIVITY) DEVICE INTERACTION

  18. PANOPTICAM DEVICE INTERACTION

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  21. MEDIATED MIRROR INTERACTION PLACE

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  24. NETWORK (NODE) SELF-EFFACING INTERACTIONS

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  27. MULTI-PERSONAL COMPUTING DEVICE INTERACTION

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  34. NETWORK (NODE) ! YOU BY.US

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  38. ALPHA PORTRAITS INTERACTION PLACE

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  43. THANK YOU (PLURAL) declarationsofinterdependence.com @interdividual johndryan.me @johndryan