Category Archives: Louise Amoore

Books received – Tesserach, Lévi-Strauss, Propp, Lukács, Ginzburg, Amoore, Dumézil, Harcourt, Sarkis

Some books bought second-hand, and some others from publishers, including Louise Amoore, Cloud Ethics; Bernard Harcourt, Critique and Praxis and Hashim Sarkis, Roi Salgueiro Barrio and Gabriel Kozlowski, The World as an Architectural Project.

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Louise Amoore, “Why ‘Ditch the algorithm’ is the future of political protest”, The Guardian

Louise Amoore, “Why ‘Ditch the algorithm’ is the future of political protest“, The Guardian I was away last week, and followed the news of A-level results, GCSEs, BTECs and the impact on students and universities from a distance. Whether or … Continue reading

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Louise Amoore: Our lives with algorithms (video)

From detecting anomalies in the landscape of medical images to drone footage to the influencing of elections, machine learning algorithms are transforming radically how we make sense in society. Deep neural net algorithms condense the features of a scene to … Continue reading

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Louise Amoore, Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves and Others – Duke UP, May 2020 (and link to Introduction)

Louise Amoore, Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves and Others – Duke University Press, May 2020. Great to see this book is imminent – the Introduction can be read here. In Cloud Ethics Louise Amoore examines how machine … Continue reading

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Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Low, Amoore & Piotukh, de Bodt, TCS

Some recently received books, mainly in recompense for review work, along with Saskia de Bodt’s Children of Holland and the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society on ‘Geosocial Formations and the Anthropocene’.

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Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography

Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography (requires subscription). The architecture of cloud computing is becoming ever more closely intertwined with geopolitics – from the sharing of intelligence data, to border controls, immigration decisions, … Continue reading

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Call For Papers – ‘Thinking with Algorithms’, Durham, 26-27 Feb 2015

Call For Papers for Workshop ‘Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles’ Gala Theatre, Durham, 26-27 February 2015 Confirmed keynote speakers: Katherine Hayles (Duke University) Donald Mackenzie (Edinburgh University) Luciana Parisi (Goldsmiths, University of … Continue reading

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Authority and Political Technology workshop – keynote audio recordings

Recordings from the recent Authority and Political Technologies workshop are now available at the Warwick website – Christian Borch, Luciana Parisi, Amade M’Charek, Louise Amoore, Costas Douzinas and AbdouMaliq Simone.

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Power in a World of Becoming, Process, Entanglement and Attachment – June 2-3 2014, Warwick

Authority & Political Technologies Network 2014: Power in a World of Becoming, Process, Entanglement & Attachment June 2-3, University of Warwick (Ramphal) ‘In ever era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a conformism that is about … Continue reading

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