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Living by numbers? Metrics, Algorithms and the Sociology of Everyday life. An audio of a talk by Roger Burrows

The Goldsmiths Podcasting service now has a audio version of Roger Burrows inaugural lecture. It’s titled ‘Living by numbers: metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life’. The audio is available here and the slides are available here. In the … Continue reading

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Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data article is out (on online first)

The article ‘Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data‘, which I co-authored with Roger Burrows, has now been published in the online first section of the Theory, Culture & Society journal. The article will appear in … Continue reading

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Roger Burrows reviews William Mitchell’s classic Me++

Roger Burrows has provided a great review of William Mitchell’s classic book Me++: The Cyborg Self in the Networked City for Information, Communication & Society. This is a part of a new section I’ve set up where I’ll publish a … Continue reading

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Roger Burrows on studying the super-rich

My colleague and collaborator Roger Burrows, who is now at Goldsmiths, has a post on the LSE blog that describes his forthcoming project exploring the lives of the super-rich. The project team includes my colleague Rowland Atkinson. They are exploring … Continue reading

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Three more open access pieces added: social networking sites, Web 2.0 and the end of Top of the Pops

I’ve just added links to open access versions of three of my articles to the open access materials section of this blog. These are all quite old but they all made early interventions into developments that became known as social … Continue reading

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Another open access piece added: the sociological imagination as popular culture

Following my previous post on Mad Men and sociology, I’ve just added a link to the following chapter to the open access materials section: Beer, D. & Burrows, R. (2010) ‘The sociological imagination as popular culture’, in, Burnett, J., Jeffers, … Continue reading

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Playing with Google scholar citation profiles?

I’ve just been having a play about with my Google Scholar citation profile. Roger Burrows showed me this quite a while ago, but i’ve just got around to building a proper profile. Once you enter your name and email, the … Continue reading

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