Archinect - News 2014-09-02T05:40:54-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/47790510/el-futuro-necesita-imaginarse-tijuana-edgelands-and-network-culture El futuro necesita imaginarse; Tijuana, Edgelands and Network culture Nam Henderson 2012-05-08T22:28:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T07:44:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n6/n67wplvyf2kfzzru.jpg" width="469" height="432" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As we look at the border in an age of network culture ascendant, we need to do so with the special goggles of a Deleuzian Israeli commando, and see the presence of the networks that are the real nervous system of the cities on both sides, networks that pay little attention to the border...As we look at the robot eyes of the surveillance cameras, we need to pay more attention to how networks let the people conduct surveillance on power.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Chris N Brown analyzes the threads between; a) a series of recent projects by Pepe Rojo, (of the media studies faculty of the Autonomous University of Baja California) and 150 of his students in creating the imaginary Tijuana Liberation Front (FLT), dedicated to articulating-hacking the paramilitary zone of the border-future interventions, b) the virtual border/wall work of HSARPA (the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency), c) the work of IDF's Operational Theory Research Institute (in applying the poststructuralist theories of Deleuze &amp; Guattari to a strategy of urban &ldquo;infestation&rdquo;) and d) contemporary network culture. In the process illuminating how Tijuana might be a &ldquo;City of the Future&rdquo;.</p>