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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Zeynep Tufekci Hardly a month passes without a popular news outlet or a pundit asking if the Internet is making us lonely. Meanwhile, social media remains the Internet’s most popular application, and almost every empirical study suggests that Internet use corresponds to more social interaction...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
... . “Walla chat”: An ethnographic view of an Israeli Internet chat site (in Hebrew). Kesher 30 : 77 -92. Cochran, Terry. 1999 . The linguistic economy of the cosmopolitical. boundary 2 26 ,no. 2: 59 -72. Crystal, David. 1997 . English as a global language . Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 473–505.
Published: 01 September 2006
... v i s i b i l i t y Internet X-Ray: E-Governance, Transparency, and the Politics of Immediation in India William Mazzarella Sting Is it possible to cause a sensation...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 185–192.
Published: 01 January 2015
...—celebrities. There are through-lines among the essays (such as the interplay of amateur and professional or the tension between top-down and bottom-up processes of celebrity making), and read together they offer a rich comparative grasp of the complexities of celebrity and fame in the Internet age. 2015...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Shameem Black This essay evaluates the contribution that sentimentality might make to cosmopolitan practices in contemporary life. In particular, it considers how the legacy of feminized sentimental fiction informs twenty-first-century rhetoric on the Internet. The essay examines how the person...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
... analysis and simulation of cities. While this campaign shares many similarities with computer-based efforts to study cities and inform urban policy during the United States’ urban crisis in the 1960s, the rise of the Internet presents new opportunities to involve citizens more actively, on a larger scale...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 513–538.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Henrietta L. Moore; Constance Smith In Kenya, the terms dotcom and digital have become popular descriptors for particular periods of change, as well as for modes of being. The two terms’ usage extends beyond reference to the age of the Internet or to encounters with new technologies. Rather...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... few who shaped it were cushioned from its blows. Today Winchell would be posting online and getting kicked by commenters within seconds. In the Internet era, no single tastemaker has the monopoly Winchell once enjoyed, and the lines between producers and consumers of public opinion have blurred...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Earth in the end. And it’s wall to wall, . . . racks and racks and racks of servers with blinking blue lights and each one is many, many times more powerful and with more capacity than my laptop. And you’re in the throbbing heart of the Internet. And you really feel it. . . . Here was the ephemeral made...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 307–310.
Published: 01 March 2013
... on the Internet. Almost certainly, these are just the clumsy beginnings, some indication of how the direction of your thoughts and steps may be controlled in a future world by placing triggers that increase your probabilities to think and behave...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 21–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., 2013. Courtesy Fairchild Photo Service Because we can locate Abramović’s transition to celebrity so precisely, she offers a signal case study for analyzing the Internet’s impact on celebrity culture. Her 2010 MoMA performance was heavily promoted through Internet platforms that were themselves...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 577–598.
Published: 01 September 2009
... a technological development that opens new opportunities, nor is it a new form of connectivity. Rather, what has developed is a specific style of how to interact with customers and with data, a style significantly different from the early stages of the Internet as mass media. Back then, in the early days...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... most trafficked Internet site on the World Wide Web. I was there to interview Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia ’s cofounder, CEO, principal publicist, and tireless open-access evangelist. I’d had dinner with him and some mutual friends once before at a technology and learning event, but today my purpose...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 305–311.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to map some of the contours of this assumption. Consider the undersea cable systems that carry transoceanic Internet traffic. Surely, they are media. The glass strands of fiber-optic cables transmit infrared light; they are a physical substrate of Internet signals. These cables also transmit power...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-wary-of-budget-cuts.html . Nakamura Lisa . 2007 . Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Nixon Rob . 2011 . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Turner...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is a political practice in which the Internet and satellite television play mutually reinforcing roles. Celebrity is commonly understood as a sociocultural phenomenon ( Gamson 1994 ; Marshall 1997 ; Rojek 2001 , 2012 ). As Graeme Turner (2004 : 9) defines it, celebrity is “a genre of representation...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2001
... competitors, a language war of the information age is taking shape with a distinctly bellicose rhetoric. Recent reports of attacks on Internet sites (Yahoo, Buy.com, eBay) consistently rely on the language of ballistics: assault, barrage...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... platform Meetup.com as the “Amsterdam Internet of Things Meetup.” 1 Around that time, “Internet of things,” or IoT, was just becoming one of the buzzwords indicating the perceived burgeoning of a new technological paradigm, associated with environments becoming “smart” by means of objects fitted...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 238–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... with Mostafa Kamal, the production manager of Azad Products, who explained that his staff had obtained the images of bin Laden by surfing var- ious open domain sites on the Internet and downloading several pictures of him, which they reproduced...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 243–266.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of computer-mediated democracy to defend their claims that the Internet can serve as a new critical public or counterpublic sphere.6 He notes that, according to those “optimists” with high hopes for computer democracy, “The new technology seems...