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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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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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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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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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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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Two Assemblage Brain related articles published in AI and Society

There are two Assemblage Brain related articles published in the current issue of AI & Society journal. I am more than a little excited about these publications since my school history teacher at an Essex comp in the late 1970s, … Continue reading

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Society for the Study of Affect Summer School Early Bird Deadline

ANIMATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS Society for the Study of Affect Summer School July 29 to August 02, 2019 Characteristic post on this event from Greg Seigworth below – I’m the spam/virality/neuro guy 😉 Just to add that we’ll be looking at … Continue reading

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Visit to Paris April 23rd

This is open and free, if you happen to be in Paris next week Sampson_Poster_Spring 2019

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Neuroliberalism in Action

Mona Mannevuo’s long awaited paper first given an airing at the neuroaffect stream at the last affect theory conference in Lancaster PA. Neuroliberalism in Action: The Finnish Experiment with Basic Income Mona Mannevuo University of Turku Article first published online: … Continue reading

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