Larger Themes related to our Projects and Tools

Code
programming, authorship, abstraction, platforms, bots, bugs, cyber, glitch, algorithmic bias
Artificial Intelligence
machine learning, neural networks, natural language processing, turing test, affective computing, expert systems
Networking
connectivity, social media, community, memes, access
The Cloud
distributed computing, software as a service, outsourcing, stacks
Security
identity, privacy, authenticity, vulnerability, surveillance, encryption, biometrics, malware, trust
Control
community management, design patterns, algorithmic bias, propaganda, stacks, intermittent reward, assessment, network effect
Mapping
visualization, navigation, geotagging, GPS, place-based narratives, augmented reality, findability, smart cities
Design and Accessibility

problem solving, empathy, usability, interface, experience, modeling

Media Production
audio, video, image, record, edit, share, resolution, curation, availablity
Publishing
distribution, publicity, aggregation, attention economy, digital literacy, books, blogs, podcasts
Analytics
pattern recognition, data mining, statistics, prediction, tracking
Archiving
history, preservation, decay, memory, forgetting, obsolescence
The Commons

copyright, fair use, public domain, open source, open access

Games
cooperation, competition, conflict, grinding, leveling, digital economies, spatial narratives, reward systems
Online Learning
learning management systems, flipped classrooms, online communities, digital archives
Hacking
curiosity, exploration, making, DIY, collaboration
Internet of Things
sensors, automation, ephemeralization, embedded systems, gesture control, smart cities, surveillance
Virtual Reality
augmented reality, heads-up display, gesture control, proprioception, volumetirc display, ephemeralization
Lo-Tech
analog, digital, tangibility, volatility, familiarity, authenticity, Luddism, technophilia, infrastructure, craft
Emergent Technology
complex systems, probability, black swan, disruption, Moore's Law
Glitch
error, bugs, noise, crash, failure, chance, intent, divination