Monthly Archives: October 2012

A series if interviews on media archeology with Jussi Parikka

Jussi Parikka has posted a series of interviews on media archeology (and related topics) on his blog. The interviews explore a range of topics and are available as audio files. So far he has posted interviews with Robin Boast, Martin … Continue reading

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Madonna and biography

Berfrois have a short article, by Masha Tupitsyn, that explores the connections between Madonna’s music and personal biography. At least that is my reading of it. The piece explores the connections between Madonna’s music and the author’s emotional memory’s. it … Continue reading

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Publishing and the problems of sharing: open access and music cultures

Stuart Elden has just posted a couple of short pieces that both reflect on the problems of free downloading in publishing. The first uses music downloading as a starting point, and the second responds to some criticisms of a specific … Continue reading

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Algorithms in the academy: the sorting of academic practice

The following post is the full-length version of a piece that was published in edited form in Times Higher Education. David Beer In their song ‘Life’s an Ocean’, which appeared on their 1995 album A Northern Soul, The Verve sang … Continue reading

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Taking stock and some reflections on blogging

A little while ago I came across this post, titled ‘Taking Stock‘, on the Geographical Imaginations blog. I held on to it for a while. This is my 200th post, so I thought that now was probably a good time … Continue reading

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Literary Geographies, virtual theme issue of Society & Space

There is a virtual theme issue of Society & Space on Literary Geographies. It’s available from the Society & Space open site. There is an introduction to the articles, which also contains some positioning around the use of literature and … Continue reading

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Collaborative writing via music

I was just searching around for some materials on music and I came across this old post on Progressive Geographies. It’s a post that opens with some reflections on the practice of music production and then uses this for thinking … Continue reading

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