Human Adventures
in Creative Technology


Issue 04

November 2021

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The Promise of Salvation from ‘Smart’ Borders

The UK aims to have “the most effective border in the world” by 2025. But how did we get to this situation, where border surveillance is a multi-billion dollar industry? And what does it mean for people seeking asylum, for whom crossing borders is a matter of life and death?

By May Abdalla | November 4, 2021


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Coming soon: Reclaiming our Times (RiOT)

Reclaiming Our Times (RiOT) is a call to action and a manifesto, to inspire people to rescue their archives - especially of historical and political significance - from corporate platforms.

By Container Magazine | March 12, 2021

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The Future of Performance Post-Pandemic

2020 will be known, amongst other things, as the year culture went online. How are individuals and organisations in the live sector adapting and evolving, and can technologically mediated live events save an industry from collapse?

By Jennifer Lucy Allan | November 16, 2020

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The Fight for Data Rights

Many of us are alarmed at reports of data abuse but it’s easy to feel that – as ordinary citizens – we have no control. What can we do as a creative tech community to improve data privacy?

By Hannah Little | November 16, 2020

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Queering VR

This episode’s guests explore what it means to bring queer perspectives to the predominantly straight world of VR.