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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Gaming your opinion.

People are normalized into groups based on the cultural and economic atmosphere of their environment. Before the Internet, that meant an individuals local environment. Now, with the Internet, people are able to normalize themselves in relation to a distant group. Online cultures form around common beliefs and practices.Since people online do not participate in face […]

Who is in Control on the Internet?

The power of the panopticon is exerted upon everyone contained through its architecture. It’s imprisoning power relies on the visibility of the imprisoned. All forms of institutional control rely on someone being in their place, doing what is expected of them. If you cannot see them, you cannot check up on them and make sure […]