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Concept Dump

An ever-expanding list of assorted things of direct or tangential relevance to my continued inquiry regarding a thesis on the subject of a post-apocalyptic pirate internet.

Books:
Inventing the Internet - Janet Abbate
Internet Architecture and Innovation - Barbara van Schewick
The Internet Imaginaire - Patrice Flichy
Access Controlled, The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in Cyberspace
Wirelessness Radical Empiricism in Network Cultures - Adrian Mackenzie
Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias - Edited by Peter Ludlow
Security in Wireless Mesh Networks - Editors Zhang, Zheng, and Hu

Articles:
The Temporary Autonomous Zone
BitTorrent Monitoring As a Work of Art
Hacker Spoofs Cell Phone Tower to Intercept Calls
As We May Think

Groups:
Men in Grey F.A.T.
Eyebeam
The Church of Wifi
Archive Team

Software:
Firesheep
Wireshark
Carnivoe
Assorted wardriving tools

People:
Aram Bartholl
Thomson & Craighead
Gordan Savicic
Danja Vasiliev

Works:
Dead Drops - Aram Bartholl
Six Square Meters of RAM - James Irwin

Words:
Prepared
Paranoid
Ad-Hoc
Mesh
Self-healing
Archive
Survival
Shelter
Network
Wireless
Web
Indestructible
Bootstrapped
Autonomous
Displaced
Intercept
Splice
Reroute

November 16 2010 at 10 AM

These are awesome keywords. "Self-healing" for me is the one that gives the others such magic powers.

November 16 2010 at 11 AM

Have you read Geert Lovink or Mackenzie Wark? Revisited Neuromancer lately? There is something cinematically sinister in your plans... no doubt I'm projecting.

November 16 2010 at 11 AM

Eric Mika:

I haven't read either -- will certainly check them out. Thanks Marina.

November 16 2010 at 11 AM

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