Category Archives: visualisation

Digital Sociology study group website

The Digital Sociology study group, which is affiliated with the British Sociological Association, has a really lively and informative website. It’s updated regularly and also has a Twitter feed. The site is run by the group coordinators Mark Carrigan and … Continue reading

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A discount flyer for my book Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation

    I’ve posted previously about the recent publication of my book Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation. The publishers, Palgrave Macmillan, are providing a discount on the book for a short period of time. The discount … Continue reading

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More music visualisations

Some really good visualisations of music styles/genres here. This use of new types of visualisation to depict music taste really does transform how music is understood (there is a little more about this in this article).

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Playing with Digital By-Product Data: an indicative example

The new open access journal Necsus: European Journal of Media Studies contains various types of articles and reviews. A little while ago I wrote a web review of the site tweetolife.com for them. The review is called ‘Playing with Digital … Continue reading

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The Social Life of Methods…a new special issue of Theory, Culture & Society

Theory, Culture & Society have just published a special issue on ‘The Social Life of Methods’. It has been edited by Evelyn Ruppert, John Law and Mike Savage. The issue covers a range of issues about the role of method … Continue reading

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Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation…has now been published

My new book Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation has now been published. I’ve just received my copies in the post. The publishers site is here. Here is the blurb: Popular culture and new media are deeply … Continue reading

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A review of Ubiquitous Photography

Ubiquitous Photography by Martin Hand, which is part of Polity’s digital media and society series, has been reviewed by Karen Cross for Information, Communication & Society. I’ve previously posted a link to some reflections in the same book from Gillian … Continue reading

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Visual cultural analytics

Gillian Rose responds to an event on visual methods on her blog. She focuses in particular on Lev Manovich’s work at the Software Studies Initiative. I’ve been trying to follow their work for a while, in particular the creative means … Continue reading

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The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data

The article ‘The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data‘, which I co-wrote with Mark Taylor, has now been published (open access) in the current issue of Sociological Research Online. In this piece … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Photography

Gillian Rose offers some thoughts on Martin Hand’s recently published book Ubiquitous Photography. The interrelation between social media and the embedding of cameras in everyday devices is a bit of a neglected issue.There is a review of this book immanent … Continue reading

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