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Advertisement for magnetic drum memory units. Electronics Magazine, April 1953. Reproduced in Ceruzzi, A History of Modern Computing, p. 39

Carl Schmitt and Technology: An Interview with John McCormick (Episode 8)

Carl Schmitt in 1904. Sourc: Noack, Carl Schmitt-Eine Biographie (1993), p. 181

John P. McCormick, author of Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology, discusses renowned political theorist and fascist Carl Schmitt's troubling critique of liberal politics. We also discuss technology, Martin Heidegger, the Weimar Republic, Catholicism, Marxism, and why climate change can't be solved by a czar.

Animal Media with Parikka and Benson (Episode 3)

In this episode dedicated to animals and media, historian Etienne Benson discusses the electronic surveillance of wildlife and media theorist Jussi Parikka talks about insects as technology. We also chat about animal studies, surveillance, biopolitics, Deleuze & Guattari, and why tracking technology isn't so creepy.

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