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Derek Raymond and Urban Decline

Last week I attended a symposium on ‘Negotiating Morbid Spaces’. Some of the talks are now available as podcasts. Here my colleague Gareth Millington gives a great paper on urban decline in the novels if Derek Raymond. Gareth uses Lefebvre, … Continue reading

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Mike Savage on The Old New Politics of Class

Mike Savage’s inaugural lecture at the LSE is now available as audio and video. It’s on the topic of The Old New Politics of Class. In the lecture Mike talks about his work on class, and how his previous work … Continue reading

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Audio podcasts of talks on the topic of digital sociology

Mark Carrigan’s blog is proving to be an excellent resource for materials to use on my postgraduate module on ‘digital by-product data and the social sciences’. He has recently posted a series if audio podcasts of talks on digital sociology. … Continue reading

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Bernard Stiegler?

Bernard Stiegler is not a writer that I know very much about. I’ve noticed though that he seems to be gaining increasing attention. Indeed, he is already moving in to the status of the academic superstar. He is certainly fashionable. … Continue reading

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Why big data is not the truth

The New York Times has published an overview of a recent talk by Kate Crawford on the limits or ‘myths’ of big data. This has been circulating around Twitter over the last few days, with various responses. The piece outlines … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden talking about Peter Sloterdijk

Stuart Elden has posted an audio of his talk on Peter Sloterdijk at the recent AAG conference. Stuart talks here about how Sloterdijk’s work might be used, what it’s limitations are and the need to sustain an engagement with his … Continue reading

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Sarah Kember talking about intelligent machines

The Goldsmiths podcast resource has a series of talks by Sarah Kember on the topic of new media. Here is a link to the lecture on intelligent machines. Sarah also has a detailed website about her work.

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