Podcast: Radical War #podcast
A digital explosion has ripped through the battlefield. Multiple data
trajectories have ruptured our capacity to make sense of and manage
the effects of war. Radical War maps and traces war’s data
trajectories from the battlefield, in the cloud, through the archive,
in memory and out into the deeply mediated technologies that we use.
Framing Radical War as a relationship between data, attention and
control, it is a lens for highlighting the complex intra-dependent
relationship between war, smart devices and web platforms.
Dr Matthew Ford in a Senior Lecturer in the Department of
International Relations at University of Sussex. Andrew Hoskins is
Interdisciplinary Research Professor in Global Security in the College
of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow.
Despite the title, the following podcast is more about information literacy and archival memory than tanks or bombs.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Of particular interest to KM4Dev are the discussions on:
- The role that social media plays in mediating conflicts between the “developed” and “developing” worlds.
- The risks that of institutional memory loss in dealing with conflict and its after (e.g. in the Sudan)