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modulate

[′mäj·ə‚lāt]
(electronics)
To vary the amplitude, frequency, or phase of a wave, or vary the velocity of the electrons in an electron beam in some characteristic manner.

modulate

To insert a data signal into a carrier wave or direct current. See modulation.
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In such a modulative process, however, each individual is finally divided into what Deleuze calls the 'dividual'.
Despite the nuances of their observations and interpretations of control societies, each of these writers examines a consistent modulative logic that expresses itself in different ways: auto-regulation; or exploitation of behavioural patterns, in particular their use as relays in order to modulate events on multiple scales.