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Affects, Interfaces, Events Programme

After all the excitement of the wonderful Capacious Conference in Lancaster PA earlier this month I’m now preparing to head off for AIE in Aarhus next week. Here’s the blurb… “The proliferation of digital and interactive technologies in most aspects … Continue reading

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Why can’t social media delete race hate?

Interesting (and concerning) interview with YouTube spokesperson yesterday on BBC Radio. Seems some far right race hate material is still online a year after notification unlike IS type propaganda and “radicalization” videos that are taken down in a matter of … Continue reading

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Affect and Social Media book published today!

Very pleased to say that our new A&SM book is published today. See the reviews and contents below… Don’t forget to take part in our A&SM#4 conference and book launch in Nov (information and cfp here) The book will also … 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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A&SM#4: Addicting Theme

Picking up on one of the themes for A&SM#4 Notifications from the Technological Unconscious here’s an article from the Guardian yesterday on the first NHS internet addiction clinic. Henrietta Bowden-Jones was one the speakers at the AWAAN symposium at Central … Continue reading

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Internet Addiction watch “Are We All Addicts Now? Video

This topic has been getting a lot of TV/Press coverage here in the UK. Here’s a video of a symposium discussing artistic resistance, critical theory strategies to ‘internet addiction’ and the book Are We All Addicts Now? Convened at Central … Continue reading

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Keynote panel confirmed for A&SM#4

I’m very pleased to announce the confirmed keynote panel for A&SM#4: Notifications from the Technological Nonconscious (University Square Stratford Building, East London, UK, Wednesday, November 7th 2018). Joining our keynote, Patricia Ticineto Clough, will be Jessica Ringrose (UCL), Amit Rai (Queen … Continue reading

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