Category Archives: Cambridge Analytica

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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Third call for A&SM#4.5

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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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media released!

Although set for a July release in the UK, I’m told a print version is on its way to me this week! There’s also a link to the book on the Polity website. http://politybooks.com/bookdetail/?isbn=9781509537402 Buy it for no other reason … Continue reading

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Video from Transmediale 2019, Berlin

There’s a video of the Reworking the Brain session at Transmediale 2019.

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La gran guerra de los memes en la polĂ­tica

I contributed to this interesting article on memes and politics in the Colombian newspaper El Espectador earlier this month. El Mundo 3 Sep 2018 – 9:00 PM Nicolás MarĂ­n Navas Las ideas, ideologĂ­as y emociones ya no se transmiten como … Continue reading

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Venue for A&SM#4

So this is part of the venue for A&SM#4 – the main lecture theatre in the USS building in Stratford, east London. I was there last week doing this related talk on the A&SM project, conferences and book in the … Continue reading

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Neuroaffect Stream: Capacious: Affect Inquiry/Making Space

If the proposed panels come together at the Capacious Conference as well as they have just done on paper it’ll be a great summer… Here’s a taster Nudging the unconscious: uses of neuroeconomics in the universal basic income experiment; Neuroaffective … Continue reading

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