A radio show hosted by Eldon in Munnery’s absence.
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In which critical futurist Scott Smith joins George and Justin to talk about radical fishmongery, electric two-wheelers, flatpack futures, India’s Mars mission, and the perfidy of "we." Intro and outro music courtesy of Chris Arkenberg.
Links and works referenced:
Latour, B. and S. Woolgar (1979), Laboratory Life (Sage Publications: Princeton, NJ)
Orr, J. E. (1996), Talking About Machines (ILR Press: Ithaca, NY)
Lyon, D. and L. Back (2012), ‘Fishmongers in a Global Economy: Craft and Social Relations on a London Market’, Sociological Research, Vol. 17 (2) 23.
Centre for Innovative and Radical Fishmongery (Sam Curtis)
Low-Carbon Innovation in China — Prospects, Politics and Practice (STEPS Centre)
Tyfield, D. and J. Urry (2012), ‘Greening China’s ‘Cars’: Could the Last be First?’ (CeMoRe Working Paper)
Big Brother blinded: Security fears in China as smog disrupts surveillance cameras (South China Morning Post)
Chinese city paralysed by smog (The Guardian)
Weinert, J., Ogden, J., Sperling, D. and A. Burke (2008), ‘The future of electric two-wheelers and electric vehicles in China’, Energy Policy, Vol. 36 (7): 2544–2555.
‘Flatpack futures’ talk (Media Future Week, Almere)
Going Critical: anticipating and adjusting to the education meltdown (Medium)
Bound, K. and I. Thornton (2012), ‘Our frugal future: Lessons from India’s innovation system’ (NESTA: London, UK)
India’s upcoming mission to Mars is a chance to best Russia and China (QZ)
India is quite capable of sending a rocket to Mars and fighting poverty at the same time (QZ)
In which George goes to China, George and Justin undertake an informal (covert?) ethnography of cat-based surveillance, and Dan Williams drops by to talk about intermodal container shipping, satellites, and GPS. Intro and outro music courtesy, as ever, of Chris Arkenberg.
Links and works referenced:
Fail Better (Science Gallery Dublin)
It’ll Never Work (BBC)
The Monopoly of Legitimate Use (Tobias Revell, Lighthouse Arts)
The Secret Life of The Cat (BBC)
Mongolian Death Worm: Caught on Camera (National Geographic)
Autographer wearable camera
Data Protection Act 1998
Spiders (Electric Sheep Comix)
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Google Trekker to put the Galapagos Islands on Street View, one tortoise at a time’ (Engadget)
Strayed, C. 2013. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage Books)
The Business of Ferrets
‘Shanzhai’s Role in Innovation Strategy’ (Design Mind)
‘China’s Absorptive State’ (NESTA)
‘Hai gui’ (New York Times)
‘Making in China: Maker Faire Shenzhen highlights the global politics of the ‘maker movement” (Guardian)
The Mission to Seafinders
Clare, H. 2014. Down To The Sea In Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men (Chatto & Windus)
Appel, H. 2012. ‘Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea’, American Ethnologist 39 (4): 692-709.
Maersk Line Triple-E (Lego)
Little Emma (Dan Williams)
Maersk Line (Vimeo)
HMS Lutine (Lloyds of London)
‘The Wireless Operators, the Distress Call and the Rescue Ship Carpathia’
European Satellite Navigation Systems (EU)
GPS (James Bridle)
Where You Are (James Bridle)
‘NASA Signs Over Historic Apollo-Era Launch Pad to SpaceX’ (Space.com)