MAICgregator

Using

Firefox extensions, USASpending.gov, Google News Search, PR News Search, Google Image Search, IRS 990 forms, McCoy

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Year

2009 to 2013

MAICgregator is a Firefox extension that aggregates information about colleges and universities embedded in the military-academic-industrial complex (MAIC). It searches government funding databases, private news sources, private press releases, and public information about trustees to try and produce a radical cartography of the modern university via the replacement or overlay of this information on academic websites. This is a necessary activity in light of the contemporary financial “crisis”. Much more information about MAICgregator can be found by reading the MAICgregator statement or the MAICgregator FAQ .

MAICgregator has been discussed in the following places:

  1. Carl Di Salvo, Adversarial Design (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012).
  2. Regine Debatty, “Esse, Nosse, Posse: Common Wealth for Common People,” May 24, 2010, accessed May 18, 2012.
  3. Anna Munster, “Data Undermining: The Work of Networked Art in an Age of Imperceptibility,” in networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art) (turbulence.org, 2009).

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