Posts Tagged ‘ apps ’

The New Hegemonic Hierarchy: Tracking (Men’s) Athletic Activity

January 29, 2016
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The New Hegemonic Hierarchy: Tracking (Men’s) Athletic Activity

Are networked fitness-tracking apps another tool to preserve male hegemony? Rebecca Feasey pokes at the latest trend in MAMIL (Middle-Aged Man In Lycra)–ian behavior.
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Google’s Aesthetic Turn: One Simple Beautiful Useful Google

January 13, 2014
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Google’s Aesthetic Turn: One Simple Beautiful Useful Google

In this latest entry in the Aesthetic Turn series, Megan Sapnar Ankerson explores how Google's aesthetic shift from "transparency" to "beauty" serves as a site for critical engagement with the aesthetics of digital artifacts.
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The App Imaginary: Report from the Apps and Affect Conference

November 4, 2013
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The App Imaginary: Report from the Apps and Affect Conference

Jeremy Morris provides a report from the Apps and Affect conference held back in mid-October, which brought together a wide range of new media scholars to examine the relations between mobile apps and their networked context.
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What Are You Missing? May 12 – May 25

May 26, 2013
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What Are You Missing? May 12 – May 25

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
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Phones Coming to a Theater Near You?

May 23, 2013
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Phones Coming to a Theater Near You?

Some influential figures of the cinema world are tentatively exploring a loosening of bans on cell phones during select screenings, refueling the ever-controversial debate of movie theater etiquette.
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What Are You Missing? Nov 25 – Dec 8

December 9, 2012
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What Are You Missing? Nov 25 – Dec 8

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
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What Are You Missing? May 13-26

May 27, 2012
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What Are You Missing? May 13-26

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
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What Are You Missing? February 13-26

February 27, 2011
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What Are You Missing? February 13-26

Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
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What Are You Missing? Oct 10-23

October 24, 2010
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What Are You Missing? Oct 10-23

Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
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