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Newsletters #1

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 3rd May 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. All sorts of busyness this week, so rather than sharing commentary on articles and early notes for essays, here are a few newsletters I always enjoy receiving. Did Someone Say Emoji? I love reading Jennifer …

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Truths and Delinquency

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 26th April 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. Delinquency and Love “Can we occupy technology with love?” I cannot begin to describe how much I am in favour of delinquent telephone activity, in every way. More of this, please, folks. Let’s cross the …

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Acies and Attention

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 19th April 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. Acies Studio D’s latest newsletter, Radar #24, opens with considering the “baseline skills [needed] to meaningfully function in society.” To literacy and numeracy, they suggest adding Graphicacy, Imageracy, Articulacy, Socialacy and Artificialacy. All of them …

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Loops and Echoes

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 12th April 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. The Loop and the Echo Chamber Emily VanDerWerff’s recent newsletter discussing the loop started me thinking about links with this and the concept of the echo chamber: “You enter the loop by taking a strong …

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Liminality and Polarisation

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 5th April 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. Substack Anecdotally, my early and initial reaction to Jude Ellison S. Doyle’s newsletter about Substack, and Hamish McKenzie’s prompt sub-tweet response seems to have proved correct. Since then, a substantial amount of the people whose …

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Limitations of Digital Places

Scribbles in my Research notebook, Monday 29th March 2021: observations and writing I have found interesting in the last week. Digital Places Scaachi Koul, writing for Buzzfeed News, discusses a year spent mostly online, and highlights what I suspect many will agree are limitations of what digital places can provide. Obviously this last year has …

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