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iSpy has 26 ratings and 1 review. Lynn said: This book introduces the idea of what Dr. Andrejevic calls the “digital enclosure,” which suggests the dysto. In iSpy, Andrejevic poses real challenges for our digital future. Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for. iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era. Lawrence: PDF download for Review: Andrejevic, Mark. (). iSpy: Surveillance, Article Information.
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Chocolateraine rated it really liked it May 08, By contrast, the digital age is one characterized by consumer iepy and consequently is seemingly more demo- cratic by nature. Jacqueline marked it as to-read Jan 07, Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for these technologies with a better understanding of the threats they pose-to be able to distinguish between interactivity as centralized control and as collaborative participation.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era
However, his model suggests that the potential for such deliberation is rapidly waning in a world that is increasingly adhering to the logic of the digital enclosure.
On one hand, he wants to invoke the hallmarks of modernist con- ceptions of modernity, in which a differentiated public sphere can facilitate meaningful deliberation that works to the benefit of its citizens. No trivia or quizzes yet. Although the tone of the book tends to be quite pessimistic about the democratic possibility of interactivity through new media, Andrejevic does close with some potential solutions to the problem. Again, the notion of privacy is an ideal of modernity that Andrejevic champions, without necessarily casting his sharp, critical eye onto why the notion of privacy is important to maintain, though he does provide potential resources that do discuss the notion in more detail.
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From Amazon to iTunes, cell phones to GPS devices, Google to TiVo—all of isoy products and services give us an expansive sense of choice, access, and participation. Laura marked it as to-read Feb 17, In his logic, if differentiation alienated workers, the contemporary process of dedifferentiation further alienates them by making it possible for exploited labor to seep into all facets of everyday life, not just in the workplace.
In iSpy, he reveals that these and other highly touted benefits are accompanied by hidden risks and potential threats that tend to be ignored by mainstream society. Jonathan Crossley rated it liked it Sep 08, For him, the logic of a digital enclosure promises a democratic form of par- ticipation but ultimately falls short of that promise.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era by Mark Andrejevic
Andrei rated it liked it Dec 23, From Amazon to iTunes, cell phones to GPS devices, Google to TiVo-all of these products and services give us an expansive sense of choice, ispu, and participation.
Kevin Gilligan rated it really liked it Nov 13, Christine Larson rated it it was amazing Apr 25, However, one of the underlying themes of this book is that the pleasure derived from increased immersion within the digital enclosure has a narcotizing effect in that it lulls con- sumers into complacency iapy offering the spurious promise of democratic participation in their media consumption.
Sammymc rated andrejsvic it was amazing Feb 07, Russell Johnson rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Andrejevic again upholds some of the basic tenets of modernist thought as offering the best chance for a more democratic society, despite his narrative of decline that that he offers for modernity, especially the logic of mass culture that characterizes much of the modern era.
Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 14, His book offers the first sustained critique of a andrejevc that has been a talking point for twenty years, an up-to-the-minute survey of interactivity across multiple media platforms.
From inside the book. Surveillance and Power in hosted at the Interactive Era.
To ask other readers questions about iSpyplease sign up. Marci added it Sep 04, Andrejevic points out that we provide access to personalized data that is then commodified and sold to the benefit of the few industries that exercise control over the digital enclosure.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Not only does the digital enclosure allow workers to constantly provide labor anvrejevic cor- porations, it does so in an increasingly efficient manner. Many contend that our proliferating interactive media empower individuals and democratize society. Charlie marked it as to-read Jun 08, Although at times, his tone is somber and often paranoid in feeling, Andrejevic offers a cogent reading of the relationship between surveillance and new technologies in con- temporary society.