Category Archives: social media

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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Blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

The blurb for the new book, A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media – in production with Polity due in spring 2020 has been decided on… Positing online users as ‘sleepwalkers’, Tony Sampson offers an original and compelling approach for understanding … 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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Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media

On my list… Published today – a new book in the Pluto Press Digital Barricades series – Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media by Joss Hands Description:  What impact does our relentless fixation … Continue reading

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A&SM#4 Registration Closed & Speaker List

A&SM#4 Registration closed at 12.00am this morning Sorry. We can’t accept any more online registrations. A&SM#4 Speakers List Tony D Sampson (University of East London, UK) Lisa Mooney (University of East London, UK) Stephen Maddison (University of East London, UK) … Continue reading

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A&SM#4 – Registration closes Monday 5th Nov

Please note that free registration for A&SM#4 closes on Monday 5th Nov. Following university security procedures attendees must be registered online (see link below) before they can enter the USS campus on the day of the conference. A&SM#4: Notifications from the … Continue reading

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