Cinema in the History of Media - Coggle Diagram
Cinema in the History of Media
These images begin to watch us
Ruha Benjamin Race after Technology
modern day technologies oare often lauded by the public as progressive and equalizing but often enforce the biases of those who code
In turn this creates a system that creates technology that is bias
Chamayou’s: introduction from a theory of drones,
Drones are a type of technology that are utilized in modern-day warfare
This technology has the power to kill and wound people during times of war and has made war between countries extremely asymetrical and impersonal
Steyerl’s “In free fall”
Aerial views have been policed, divided,
and politicized and are now constantly being used for surveillance purposes.
by trevor polgen
we are now in the days where most images in the world are made by machines to be interpreted by other machines.(retail surveillance cameras, military drones, quality control systems)
Most conteperary images are intended to be machine to machine images that requre no human intervention. These technologies inform our daily lives and include but are not limited to automatinc licence plate readers, and facial recognition software.
These new technologies are predatory and the government and coorporations use them to extract wealth from individuals, this ranges from raising their insurance premuims to targeted ads
What Algorithms want- Ed Finn
We now completely trust computational systems to tell us where to go, who to date and what to think about etc.
Becuase these computing systems seem transparent and simple, people believe that they are the answer to unbiased decision making
We create images
Schivelbusch - The Railway Journey
Through the industrial movement people started to realized that new technology could actually change the landscape around them
Horse drawn carriages became obsolete and people started to use trains as their main mode of transportation
This change adjusted people perceptions of the world around them and this was the beginning of the fast moving world we have now.
Time and space become industrialized
Friedrich Kittler, Optical Media, “2.1 Camera Obscura and Linear Perspective,”
The camera obscura is being developed bu there still lacked the technology to be able to store and share these images
Friedrich Kittler, Optical Media, “3.1 Photography,” pp. 118–145
Befroe the camera was invented there was no way to store images and there was no way for images to move through space and time so in order to acheive this a channel had to be created.
Friedrich Kittler, Optical Media, “2.2 Lanterna Magica and the Age of the World
Picture,” pp. 70–88
The lantern magica could accurately project and enlarge images
people began to accurately predict that this new technology could improve the lives of humans all over the globe
Media and Captilisim
The images begin to serve an economical function in our society
Kittler, Optical Media, “3.3 Television,” pp. 207–224
After world war one the television became popular and citizens of the world began using most of their free time to watch television
television soon became the preferred medium for national and domestic politics
Capitalism and the Camera: Essays on Photography and Extraction, eds. Kevin
Coleman and Daniel James (selection)
Silver is an essential element that is used for producing photographs.
resource extraction and human labor became necessary components in the advancements of technology.
Through this photography and film have adopted a capitalistic function
This problem has been modernized with the digital age, companies now use wage labor to mine for cobalt instead of silver
The Fetish of Technology- Harvey
Humans have begun to assign technogy powers and traits it does not have, they look to technology to solve all their problems
Technology has changed our relationship to nature, or social relations and our mental conceptions of the world
because of its rapid growth , the digital sector is the most dynamic sector of the contemporary economy
as new technology arises there are new ways to exploit workers, new ways to make money and new jobs
We watch these images
Étienne-Jules Marey, “Chronophotography”
Chronophotgraphy is the first step of us being able to veiw these images for entertainemnt and education
people discover methods of having images play continuously so that our eyes detect them as one swift video
Film a sound art - Chion
The 19030's gave way to the rise of sound films. The voice had entered the world of cinema through "talking and singing"
film makers worked to sync sound and film and give viewers a more realistic experience
Screen Geneologies - Buckley, Campe Casetti
The technology of "the screen" has become increasingly more advanced over the years and a diverse range of surfaces have come to be know as screens
Cultures in Orbit - Lisa Parks
Through satelite and television technology, shows like our world promoted globalism and made people on opposite sides of the globe feel more connected
As one of the first instances of satellite and television convergence "Our World" forshodowed the forthcoming technological globalization