Networked Media: Class 4

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Birds Talking about Weather

I wanted to make an application in which the users can comment on the weather and be displayed as bird avatars. For some reason the radio button data failed to be submitted, and I couldn’t keep track of which image the user selects…


Reading response:
Foucault’s discourse on panopticism delineated how the architectural structure of the prison induces a particular type of mutual visibility. Knowing that themselves are always under the possibility of being watched, the prisoners internalize disciplines, and regulates themselves according to the rules established by the people in power.
He expanded this theory of panopticon to many other social situations: “It is polyvalent in its applications; it serves to reform prisoners, but also to treat patients, to instruct schoolchildren, to confine the insane, to supervise workers, to put beggars and idlers to work. “

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