Tag Archives: Contagion theory

Affect and Social Media#2 photos

  Here’s a piece on the event on UEL’s website https://uelac.sharepoint.com/sites/news/Pages/Affect-and-social-media.aspx And some photos  

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Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (23rd Mar) Registration open!

Registration is now open for the Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (2016) Following on from the success of last year’s Affect and Social Media Symposium at UEL, the emotionUX lab in the School of Arts and Digital Industries (in collaboration … Continue reading

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Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea

Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea Tony D Sampson Text based on a talk given at the first Club Critical Theory night at the Railway Hotel in Southend, Essex, UK on April 17th 2014. Corrections may still be needed. Applying Deleuze to Southend … Continue reading

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Why read the book when you can watch the cartoon!

Well, I didn’t think a 12 minute TED-like presentation of Virality would be possible, but a friend emailed me this link from the wonderful Masters of Media website (University of Amsterdam). It does a very nice job of summing up the book using over 370 … Continue reading

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Talks on Virality (part four)

(Goldsmiths Oct 22nd) Virality then returns to digital networks by referring to two Evil Media style stratagems. The first, “immunologic,” permeates the very matter and functionality of network security. The binary filtering of self and non-self, and known and unknown, … Continue reading

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Bollywood’s Media Contagions

I’ve been working on media contagion theory for a quiet a while now. After a number of journal articles published between 2004 and 2008, mainly looking at how computer viruses might help us to understand the new media, I wrote … Continue reading

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The Return of Crowd Contagion? 2 of 3

Christmas Comes Early: The English Summer Riots The contrast between the student protests in London, which have, after the storming of Tory HQ in November 2010 and political defeat a month later in Parliament Square, seemingly lost momentum, and the … Continue reading

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