Nicola Bozzi

Tagging Aesthetics #5: Feminist Politics of (Geo)Location. Interview with Helena Suárez Val  

Nicola Bozzi interviews feminist activist and academic Helena Suárez Val about geo-tagging, the assignment of global positioning system (GPS) coordinates as metadata to a piece of content produced online. Helena's research stems from her own mapping of feminicides in her native Uruguay, an endeavour rooted in her background as both an activist and a programmer.... READ MORE...

Me, Myself And Twenty-three. Science And Narcissism 2.0

The first time I heard of 23andMe I was reading an article on 'Internazionale', few years ago. Founded by Anne Wojcicki, the company provides a series of data and statistics about individuals' genome to everyone who is keen enough to send his/her own spit to be examined. For those who might not know, Wojcicki is Sergei Brin's wife, one of Google's chiefs and one of the main investors of the project.... READ MORE...