Books & Theory
The Institute of Communications Studies is mourning the death, on 6 December 2010, of Professor Philip Taylor, Professor of International Communications. Phil graduated from Leeds with a First in History in 1975 followed, in 1978, by a PhD. In the same year, he was appointed as Lecturer in the School of History and was subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1987.
Critical Digital Studies Life in the Wires Arthur and Marilouise Kroker, Editors Life in the Wires is about life today, from Al-Jazeera to eBay, from creatively understanding new media to analyzing how questions of gender, race, class and colonialism have been deeply transformed by networked society. The Will to Technology and the Culture of Nihilism Arthur Kroker The Will to Technology and the Culture of Nihilism is what happens when previously seperated worlds implode, when the embedded time of critical theory streams the hyper-space of the Net.. Digital dialectics as theorizing at the jagged speed of data.
Please take the time to read Christine Miserandino’s personal story and analogy of what it is like to live with sickness or disability. by Christine Miserandino www.butyoudontlooksick.com My best friend and I were in the diner, talking. As usual, it was very late and we were eating French fries with gravy. Like normal girls our age, we spent a lot of time in the diner while in college, and most of the time we spent talking about boys, music or trivial things, that seemed very important at the time.
On a recent Saturday evening, about a hundred serious bicyclists, most of them young men, many tattooed and pierced and at least one wearing striped tights and a floral thrift-shop dress, arrived en masse at Alberta Park in northeast Portland, Ore. They gathered near a fenced-off hard-top court and, in teams of three, began a ''bike polo'' tournament. Almost all were bike messengers, about a third of them local (others from Seattle, San Francisco and elsewhere), and they lived up to the image of couriers as marginal, testosterone-charged troublemakers.
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