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Matrix algebra: how to be human in a digital economy Apr 1, 2014

Ray and Charles Working on a Conceptual Model for the Exhibition Mathematica, 1960, photograph. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress (A-22a). Click here to see original image.   “Certainly the cost of living has increased, but the cost of … Continue reading

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Institutional Alzheimers: A Culture of Secrecy and the Opacity of #GAMEDEV Work Feb 21, 2014

[Cross Posted at Gamasutra] Yesterday, Todd Harper (@laevantine) tweeted a reflection on several other blog posts responding to recent news that Irrational Games was closing. I like that both @leighalexander and @BRKeogh‘s pieces on Irrational highlight the intense opacity of … Continue reading

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Announcement: New anthology on media technologies, bringing together STS and Communication perspectives Feb 20, 2014

I’m thrilled to announce that our anthology, Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, edited by myself and Pablo Boczkowski and Kirsten Foot, is now officially available from MIT Press. Contributors include Geoffrey Bowker, Finn Brunton, Gabriella Coleman, Gregory Downey, Steven Jackson, Christopher Kelty, Leah Lievrouw, … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Future? Not the Middle Class May 17, 2013

Jaron Lanier, in the latest contribution to the public conversation about how we live with technology, blames the Internet for the fall of the middle class.  Only the problem is he’s wrong. In his new book Who Owns the Future? … Continue reading

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Dialogue: reflecting on Chapter 2 of Nick Couldry’s Media, Society, World Jun 7, 2012

A few weeks ago, Nick Couldry shared a chapter from his new book, Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice, published by Polity Press. A number of Culture Digitally participants commented on his idea of approaching “media as practice,” and … Continue reading

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