Archive for February 2017

Doing Social Media Analysis with Free Tools

Doing Social Media Analysis with Free Tools A Digital Sociology Study Group Event 28 April 2017, 10:00-13:00 Leeds Beckett University, UK https://www.britsoc.co.uk/events/key-bsa-events/doing-social-media-analysis-with-free-tools/ Analysing Data from Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Smartphones Social media are now a central part of many people’s… Read More ›

A new project on the lived experience of interdisciplinarity

We’ve launched a new project on the lived experience of interdisciplinarity with these four pieces: Negotiating spaces of interdisciplinarity by Sinead D’Silva The lived experience of interdisciplinarity in social research by Murray Goulden Reflective Practice and Interdisciplinary Approaches to ‘Digital Social Research’ by William Housley Interdisciplinarity defines… Read More ›

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother”

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother” Organised by the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and Open Media Fri, March 3, 17:00 309 Regent Street Boardroom (RS117) W1B 2HW London Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unreality-of-reality-tv-from-after-dark-towards-twitter-big-data-and-big-brother-tickets-29380168876… Read More ›

The Founder

The Founder tells the story of Ray Kroc, the driven yet craven man who was the first owner of McDonalds. Not the founder, the first owner. The distinction is a crucial one and the plot of the film hinges on… Read More ›

Notes on Platform Capitalism

In Platform Capitalism, Nick Srnicek seeks to address what he sees as a profound oversight in the existing literature on digital capitalism. One set of contributions focuses on emerging technologies and their implications for privacy and surveillance but ignores the economic… Read More ›

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother”

The Unreality of Reality TV: From “After Dark” towards Twitter, Big Data, and “Big Brother” Organised by the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and Open Media Fri, March 3, 17:00 309 Regent Street Boardroom (RS117) W1B 2HW London Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unreality-of-reality-tv-from-after-dark-towards-twitter-big-data-and-big-brother-tickets-29380168876… Read More ›