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A Short Video Guide to Social Media Sleepwalkers

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A User’s Guide to the Sleepwalker video

And a video to go with the new book 🙂. Thanks to Mikey Vessel Georgeson for aesthetic diagrams and images of his Somnambulist performance at the Affect Summer School last summer. A really big thanks to John Leo Dutton who … Continue reading

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Affect & Social Media#4.5 cfp DEADLINE EXTENDED – June 12th 2020

While we wait for Covid-19 to do its dreadful thing Before we can meet safely at the University of East London for A&SM#5 (https://viralcontagion.blog/asm5-summer-2020/) Affect & Social Media#4.5 and Sensorium Art Show present: Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic Call … Continue reading

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Sleepwalker Contagion Theory on Bloomberg

Your Instagram Exposes You to Coronavirus Contagion. With the spreading outbreak, social media is taking social contagion to new extremes By Alex Webb 9 March 2020, 06:00 GMT See orginal text on Bloomberg here: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-03-09/coronavirus-contagion-your-facebook-feed-is-feeding-the-hysteria (Bloomberg Opinion) — You may … Continue reading

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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

WAKE UP DONNIE! This is a targeted ad. Sleepwalk your way to Barnes and Noble. Purchase your pre-order copy. Pass on this message to your lookalikes. WAKE UP DONNIE! This is a targeted ad. Sleepwalk your way to Barnes and … Continue reading

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A&SM#5/Sensorium registration open, full programme published

The organisers of the 5th Affect and Social Media/Sensorium Conference and Art Show (25-26th June 2020) are very pleased to announce that registration is now open. The confirmed full programme for A&SM#5 MORE-THAN is published here: https://viralcontagion.blog/asm5-summer-2020/ There is also … Continue reading

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A&SM#5 CfP deadline fast approaching

Senior researchers, ECRs and PGRs all welcome. Call for Papers and Artworks Deadline 21st Feb 2020 Affect & Social Media#5 & Sensorium Art Show >MORE-THAN> Stratford, East London: 25-26/06/20 Confirmed Keynotes Carolyn Pedwell (Kent) Tero Karppi (Toronto) Keynote Panel: Amit … Continue reading

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Call for papers and artwork deadline to A&SM#5/Sensorium Fri 21st Feb

The deadline for submission to Affect and Social Media#5 and the Sensorium Art Show is fast approaching. Call for Papers and Artworks Deadline 21st Feb 2020 Affect & Social Media#5/Sensorium >MORE-THAN> Stratford, East London: 25-26/06/20 Confirmed Keynotes Carolyn Pedwell (Kent) … Continue reading

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A new, modified blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

Social media has taken a dark turn, encompassing both economic and political expropriation of the user experience. Users not only give away ownership of their community relations to big platforms, but the potential for positive change through revolutionary contagion is … Continue reading

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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity, due July 2020

A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity. It will be published in the UK in early July 2020 and in the US in August. Below is the blurb, contents … Continue reading

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