Tag Archives: Deborah Lupton

Understanding the human machine

The notion of the quantified self has been getting quite about of attention recently, particularly with mobile phone apps providing various ways of measuring the self. When searching around I came across this excellent short commentary article, ‘Understanding the human … Continue reading

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A video of Deborah Lupton talking about social media and academic research

In this short video Deborah Lupton talks about her experience of using social media as part of her research. In this instance she focuses in particular on her use of her blog and Twitter to disseminate her research. Deborah has … Continue reading

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Deborah Lupton reviews Punk Sociology

I’m really pleased to say that Deborah Lupton has written a review of Punk Sociology for her excellent This Sociological Life blog.

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Deborah Lupton on academic blogging

On her blog Deborah Lupton has posted a detailed overview if the research on academic blogging. The post is based upon the research she is doing for her forthcoming book on digital sociology. In this post Deborah surveys the various … Continue reading

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The metaphors of big data

Deborah Lupton has posted a really insightful analysis of the metaphors associated with big data. Deborah explores the different terms used to describe big data. The piece focuses predominantly on liquid type metaphors, but also includes some discussion of by-product … Continue reading

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Deborah Lupton reviews Richard Rogers’ Digital Methods

Deborah Lupton has reviewed Richard Rogers’ new book Digital Methods for Information, Communication & Society.

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Deborah Lupton on the academic quantified self

Deborah Lupton provides some thoughtful reflections in the post on the academic quantified self. It builds on some recent pieces on the way in which academics and their work are measured and captured in the form of metrics. There are … Continue reading

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