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Nighttime Navigating

Moving a Container Ship through Darkness

Maria Borovnik

seafaring context, darkness and nighttime have perhaps more potential for problems, sleeplessness and danger, and rare moments of sociability. This lack of nighttime pleasantness in the seafaring workforce is influenced by global pressures on the container

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Eirini Kasioumi, Anna Plyushteva, Talya Zemach-Bersin, Kathleen F. Oswald, Molly Sauter, Alexandra Ganser, Mustafa Ahmed Khan, Natasha Raheja, Harry Oosterhuis, and Benjamin Fraser

sitting in cramped vehicles, and what may begin as a journey of a few hours may turn out to take days. Such conditions require a high level of sociability, with passengers participating in heated discussions, exchanging jokes, and dispensing advice. Where

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Janet Hoskins, Gavin Weston, Khairudin Aljunied, John Harries, Thorgeir Storesund Kolshus, Lars Højer, Cynthia Chou, Samson A. Bezabeh, and Ingvild Skodvin Prestegård

influence within broader political processes. There is a pragmatic idealism to Sanjek’s ethnographic project—a vision of sociability in which people cooperate while still maintaining and even celebrating their differences. By studying these processes of

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Steven Eastwood

-typical mental apparatus. The register, address, and most important the sociability of the camera and therefore, via the edit, of the doing and being of the film (what it knows, where it goes, how it shows) is taken for granted and yet it is always under the

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Capacity as Aggregation

Promises, Water and a Form of Collective Care in Northeast Brazil

Andrea Ballestero

narrative but the form of the list. The final Pact documents are, in a way, nothing more than rolling lists associating aspirations with responsibilities. They are ‘distillations of the maps of activity, accumulation, sociability, enterprise [and] aspiration

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Among Cannibals and Headhunters

Jack London in Melanesia

Keith Newlin

the loot” (JL 207, Jack London Papers). The day before, the Londons had sought to intimidate the islanders by a shooting demonstration. “At Jansen’s sociable suggestion”—Charmian writes in The Log of the Snark —”as if for the special entertainment of

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Media Ecologies of Autonomous Automobility

Gendered and Racial Dimensions of Future Concept Cars

Julia M. Hildebrand and Mimi Sheller

to driving, as well as patterns of built environment, political process, sociability, habitation, family and work.” 5 “As a complex amalgam of interlocking machines, social practices and ways of dwelling,” 6 the imagination of automated

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Christina Oesterheld

marital relations. He claims that attachment, affection, and finally love should be preconditions for marriage and explains that feelings for each other grow in four stages: from uns (“sociableness; companionableness; familiarity, friendliness

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Technological Animism

The Uncanny Personhood of Humanoid Machines

Kathleen Richardson

, Cynthia . 2002 . Designing Sociable Robots . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Breazeal , Cynthia , and Lijin Aryananda . 2002 . “ Recognition of Affective Communicative Intent in Robot-Directed Speech .” Autonomous Robots 12 : 83 – 104 . 10.1023/A

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Responsible Doubt and Embodied Conviction

The Infrastructure of British Equestrian Horse/Human ‘Partnership’

Rosie Jones McVey

sociability and individuality rises, as does the particular feeling of responsibility towards them. As this happens within a system of amateur single horse owners who are not embedded within professional networks or dependent upon employers or beneficiaries