Monthly Archives: June 2012

Code/Space by Rob Kitchin & Martin Dodge

I’ve been reading Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge’s excellent book Code/Space: Software and Everyday life. The book is all about software and digital infrastructures. The book is a culmination of co- authored work by Kitchin & Dodge. They have written … Continue reading

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Beverly Skeggs and Helen Wood on reality TV: two new books

Two new books are out about reality television, both by Beverly Skeggs and Helen Wood. One is an edited collection and the other an authored book. I’ve had a look through the edited collection, which is full of fresh ideas … Continue reading

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A special issue on ‘a decade of Internet time’

An interesting looking issue of Information, Communication & Society on ‘a decade of Internet time’ has just been published. Looks like there could be some important pieces here that reflect back over crucial issues from the last ten years of … Continue reading

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An interview with Jarvis Cocker

An interview here with Jarvis Cocker. For more on Jarvis Cocker here’s a link to my article ‘Making friends with Jarvis Cocker‘

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Dawn Lyon & Les Back on fishmongers

A brilliant article by Dawn Lyon and Les Back on fishmongers in the current issue of Sociological Research Online. They put some great description alongside photos and sounds. This is a great exploration of what the sociological imagination can reveal, … Continue reading

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60 years of the UK singles chart: they are getting more volatile

It is the 60th anniversary of the UK singles chart this year. The charts launched in 1952. A couple of years ago I spent some time looking back through a list of UK no. 1 songs. It’s a really interesting … Continue reading

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Nigel Thrift and Peter Sloterdijk

A post over at Progressive Geographies about an event involving Nigel Thrift in Conversation with Peter Sloterdijk. Should be lively. I suspect a big chunk of the discussion will be about the spheres trilogy, here’s my review of spheres part … Continue reading

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