another fabulous summer school on digital ethnography
Another Fabulous Summer SchoolDigital Ethnography, but also some public sphere fieldwork with the controversial Boston Dynamics Spot Robot Annette MarkhamNext week, I'll facilitate the Digital Ethnography Research Centre's Summer School with Larissa Hjorth....
Theory as Retrospective Sensemaking
I’ve been trying to avoid writing theory my entire career. Then I started to wonder: Am I a theorist?
Youth + Digital Literacy + Algorithmic Relations: A ten year pedagogical model
Details of my pedagogical design for building critical digital literacy through autoethnographic deep dives into digital lived experience. Tested over ten years with >1500 participants.
Situational Mapping fosters a greater sensitivity to elements influencing fieldwork, including the researcher’s position, movement, and connections.
Losing your sense of self: Ontological Insecurity
Whether long-lived or momentary, ontological insecurity is associated with intense existential disorientation. To explore how this is connected to echolocation, it’s useful to go back to a core question such as: How do we recognize ourselves?
a (very) brief reminder of how hegemony works
The various layers through which hegemony happens dull a person’s ability to notice, much less critique, how certain stakeholders’ interests are privileged over others’
A brief summary of ontological security
ontological security is a sense of stability that emerges in response to the need to experience oneself as a whole, continuous person in time rather than constantly changing.
5 things I think about writing and publishing (academically speaking)
For me, writing isn’t easy. I don’t publish very much, partly because it is difficult. Here are some things I think about publishing (at least at this stage of the game)
metaphors of internet: coming soon to a bookshelf near you!
The Internet has disappeared. This exceptional book brings it back into focus – through richly illustrated histories, artworks, and reflections. Metaphors of Internet – Ways of Being in the Age of Ubiquity is now available