Archive for January 2016

20% off Social Media for Academics

20% off the book when you order from Sage using the code UK15AUTH2 (not 25% as originally claimed, sorry! Thanks to Sarah Lewthwaite for spotting this)  Ordering the book from Sage: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/social-media-for-academics/book243690 Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that… Read More ›

Smart Phones and Workplace Repression

A really interesting BuzzFeed article about the use of smart phones on building sites to increase efficiency (the 30% of on-site time that is regarded idle, for reasons attributed to ‘miscommunication and disorganisation’) and their implications for workplace surveillance. What’s particularly striking… Read More ›