Week 10, Fall 2020

Fall 2020

Week 10: 1994–Present

Streaming: From JenniCam to Zoom


Early Webcam Culture

Victor Burgin, “Jenni’s Room: Exhibitionism and Solitude,” Critical Inquiry 7, no. 1 (Autumn 2000): 77–89.

Video Recommendation Algorithms

Blake Hallinan, Ted Striphas, “Recommended for You: The Netflix Prize and the Production of Algorithmic Culture, New Media & Society 18, no. 1 (2016): 117–137.
Mathew Ingram, “The YouTube ‘Radicalization Engine’ Debate Continues,” Columbia Journalism Review, January 9, 2020.

Net Neutrality

Tim Wu, “Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination,” Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law 2 (2003): 141–176.
“The WIRED Guide to Net Neutrality,” Wired, May 5, 2020.

Video Surveillance

Mark Andrejevic and Zala Volcic, “‘Smart’ Cameras and the Operational Enclosure,” Television and New Media (2019): 1–17.


Further Reading

Jean Burgess and Joshua Green. YouTube: Online Video and Participatory Culture. John Wiley & Sons, 2018.
Stuart Cunningham and David Craig. Social Media Entertainment: The New Intersection of Hollywood and Silicon Valley. NYU Press, 2019.


“From Zero to Selfie,” The Secret History of the Future, October 10, 2018.
“Netflix, Part 1” Acquired, November 11, 2018. | “Netflix, Part 2” Acquired, November 25, 2018.
“Jennicam,” Reply All, December 14, 2014. | “Louder,” Reply All, July 11, 2019.