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?
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.
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)
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
Qualitative research involves the logics of both inductive and deductive thinking. These are not binary opposite concepts, but rather moments, cycles of thinking and sensemaking.
Being physically near others feels sociable. But one of the hallmarks of the internet age is that we recognized you don’t need physical presence to be socially present with others.
Ah, the 1980s. When we were being trained to remove “data” from our lexicon in interpretive sociology. I’m wondering if this would be a good article..
In this course, professors Markham and Ellingson revive the autoethnographic focus on the researcher’s role in the process of making data.
Netflix is not simply a mediator of the experience on its platform, but a mediator of the experience of the self. Read our forthcoming article on Netflix, imagined affordances, and the illusion of control