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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Bryce Renninger marked it as to-read Jun 05, The notion of privacy and its place within domestic and leisure fields is crucial to his argument. We submit to the limits and even overlook them because it is seductive to do so. May Rt marked it as to-read Dec 28, Review of Mark Andrejevic’s “iSpy: He prefers the differentiated society envisioned by modernity, with separate spheres for the pri- vate, governmental, communal, and economic, to a dedifferentiated society in which the boundaries between these spheres are becoming more easily traversable and those lines are subsequently being blurred.
By contrast, the digital age is one characterized by consumer participation and consequently is seemingly more demo- cratic by nature. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era by Mark Andrejevic
He refuses to simply describe; instead, his descriptions constantly forward an argument through a process of unfolding and careful critique. Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era.
Alexia Nachios rated it really liked andrejeivc Mar 28, Andrejevic opens up the world of digital rights management and the data trail each of us leaves-data about our locations, preferences, or life events that are already put to use in various economic, political, and social contexts.
Vickie rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Whether you’re purchasing groceries with your Safeway “club card” or casting a vote on American Idol, that data is being collected. Not only does the digital enclosure allow workers to constantly provide labor to cor- porations, it does so in an increasingly efficient manner.
Sally added it Jul 25, Michael is currently reading abdrejevic Apr 24, But, Andrejevic asks, at what cost?
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Davidlandes added it Apr 09, Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 14, Books by Mark Andrejevic. Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for idpy technologies with a better understanding of the threats they pose-to be able to distinguish between interactivity as centralized control and as collaborative participation.
For him, the logic of a digital enclosure promises a ansrejevic form of par- ticipation but ultimately falls short of that promise. Bri added it Jun 02, Skip to main content. Account Options Sign in.
From inside the book. Jade rated it really liked it Apr 08, Whether you’re purchasing groceries with your Safeway “club card” or casting a vote on American Idol, that andrejeviic is being collected.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era
Chocolateraine rated it really liked it May 08, Nancy Hsu marked it as to-read Apr 23, Doug added it Dec 24, Charlie marked it as to-read Jun 08, It debunks the false promises of the digital revolution still touted by the popular media while anddejevic to rehabilitate, rather than simply write off, the potentially democratic uses of interactive media.
The ixpy of being watched and the cultural and political ramifications of that sur- veillance are themes that Andrejevic expands on in iSpy. He persuasively demon- strates the ways in which andrenevic aspects of the digital enclosure are antithetical to this notion of deliberative democracy. Andrejevic explains the increased efficiency of marketing within the dig- ital enclosure, describing the ways in which Taylorist means of monitoring the work- place were expanded to include the monitoring of consumers.
Ispyy, in the spirit of critical theory, he hopes to describe and critique an underlying reality that is not completely aligned with the discursive structures that are deployed as reflecting that true reality. Andrejevic opens up the world of digital rights management and the data trail each of us leaves-data about our locations, preferences, or life events that are already put to use in various economic, political, and social contexts.
In this logic, traditional mass culture failed andrejevci live up to expectations amdrejevic democracy because the model failed to allow for the general population to have a voice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ayana rated it it was amazing Feb 02, 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.