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The Rise and Gentrifying of K-Punk

This week we saw the film, Our Nation: A Korean Punk Community. The genre of punk was very well received in the country and the young people claimed it as their own expression form.  The fans refer to the genre … Continue reading

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Taking a bite of Steak & Chips!

The final essay in ‘Mythologies’ written by Roland Barthes breaks down the concept of “mythology”, what is the true meaning and how myths have historical significance in France. In this essay Barthe lays out what we like to call an equation … Continue reading

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Indian Relations with Broadband, Cable and Wireless

This week’s reading, “Recycling Modernity: Pirate Electronic Cultures in India” by Ravi Sundaram is about India’s rise, maintenance and survival in electronic capitalism and software exportation.  Since software and programing is cheaper in the country compared to powerful technology corporations, … Continue reading

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globalization took intimacy

Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy We really enjoyed this reading since it incorporated why we have certain ideologies today and how globalization has swayed them. Two quotes that we liked was “an altogether new condition of neighborliness” … Continue reading

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An Introduction to my Technoculture Research Project

What is Technoculture?  It is the term used to classify any culture that is technologically involved.  And with the way our world is evolving, technology is most likely going to be surpassing our expectations.  But the term itself is a … Continue reading

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