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Event [draft] [#digitalkeyword] Jun 12, 2014

“While events are essential for individuals, societies and media, they are not the sweet hearts of media scholars. Events are like ill-behaved teenagers: they are hard to fit in any rigid system of thought. Many events are idiosyncratic, contour-less and … Continue reading

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Cyber-activism [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Jun 9, 2014

“Certainly, in popular discourse, terms like cyber-activism, online activism, and digital activism are used to mean so many different things that they lose their specific meaning. In this way, they can be used conveniently by critics and proponents alike for … Continue reading

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Gaming [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Jun 5, 2014

“Could it be that while ‘game’ itself was rooted in communion and enjoyment, the excess of the suffix ‘ing’, makes it border a little too on the risqué? Could it be that ‘gaming‘ is thus essentially subversive, connected ontically as … Continue reading

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Cloud [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Jun 2, 2014

“The web is full of beatific images of laptops sitting on heavenly clouds.  The rhetoric of the data cloud likes to exploit the peaceful, inconsequential parts of the tradition while suppressing the rest. ‘The cloud’ is a huge PR achievement … Continue reading

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Personalization [draft] [#digitalkeywords] May 29, 2014

“…the presumption of increased agency with personalization often neglects the ways in which personalized practices and ideologies are nonetheless vulnerable to institutional uses (i.e. governmental and corporate). These institutions, in turn, promote an ideology of personalization entirely compatible with the … Continue reading

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