Digital Sociology rss

CfP: Bio-power(ful) Cloud-Bodies

Bio-power(ful) Cloud-Bodies Host: Foucault Madness Collective Date: Saturday, September 26th, 2015. Location: The Historic Thibodo House (1150 Lupine Hills Drive, Vista, CA) Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jack Halberstam The Foucault Madness Conference is back for a second year! This year’s theme… Read More ›

The E-mail Charter

I came across this great initiative via Blair Matthews – it started with a blog post by Chris Anderson and Jane Wulf from TED that has since been added to by a wide range of contributors: 10 Rules to Reverse… Read More ›

E-mail apnoea

Even though the postural mechanism invoked here makes sense, it’s hard not to wonder about the psychosocial costs of our communications systems when reading about things like this: While we have a greater tendency toward email apnea or screen apnea,… Read More ›

The Research Companion

by Petra Boynton 10 years ago I published a book called ‘The Research Companion’. It was based on talks and teaching I’d been doing with social scientists and healthcare staff that were supposed to be about the ‘how to’s’ of… Read More ›

PhD Studentship: Gender, Bodies and Technology, Engendered bodily practices and self-monitoring in the digital age

http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/research/research-degrees/research-studentships-and-fees-only-bursaries/ Title: Gender, Bodies and Technology, Engendered bodily practices and self-monitoring in the digital age There has been a significant uptake in the use of ‘body tracking’, m-health and e-health devices in recent years. There are many body tracking apps… Read More ›