The point of Panopticon

The point of Panopticon is to train individuals to see themselves as being seen. “He who is subjected to a […]


From “Control and Surveillance“: The original Panopticon, proposed by Jeremy Bentham, is an architectural design for a prison which has […]

Participatory Panopticon

On The WorldChanging, Jamais Cascio wrote: Soon — probably within the next decade, certainly within the next two — we’ll […]

Ability to surveil

Just as the ability to read and write and freely communicate gives power to citizens that protects them from the […]