Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Programmed Visions

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

New media thrives on cycles of obsolescence and renewal: from celebrations of cyber-everything to Y2K, from the dot-com bust to the next big things—mobile mobs, Web 3.0, cloud computing.

Software Studies

Control and Freedom

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

How has the Internet, a medium that thrives on control, been accepted as a medium of freedom? Why is freedom increasingly indistinguishable from paranoid control?