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Digital Human series 7 on BBC Radio 4

Tuesday April 14, 2015 @ 09:05 PM (UTC)

Hello world! In this series of BBC Radio 4’s Digital Human, we’ve gone a bit ethereal. The six episodes kicked off this week with Secrets – in which we discover whether social media is responsible for exposing a secret of my own past, kept hidden for 25 years.

Secret holders share why and how they have used the internet to disclose their most intimate or well kept secrets – how does a compulsion to confess in a public setting effect those who the secret is about? And can this audition of secrets online naturally lead to revealing them offline?

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Codes that Changed the World on BBC Radio 4

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Beef tongue and digital lollipops at the LSE

Monday March 09, 2015 @ 03:31 PM (UTC)

I spoke at the LSE Literary Festival a few weeks ago about Digital Personhood and Identity. Specifically, I spoke about what makes a person ‘human’ in the digital age:

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New publication: Identity & Agency in the International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society

[Publications] Inventing the Internet: Scapegoat, Sin Eater, and Trickster

Aleks Krotoski

is an academic and journalist who writes about and studies technology and interactivity. Her new book, Untangling the Web: What the Internet is Doing to You looks at the psychology research behind the claims about the positive and negative forces of the digital age.

Aleks presents BBC Radio 4’s multi- award-winning science series The Digital Human. She has been hosting The Guardian’s Tech Weekly podcast since its inception, in 2007, and produces N of Us, a BPS-supported tiny podcast about social psychology.

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What the Internet is Doing Part 3 of 3: Our Communities

Wed Apr 02 09:00:24 +0000 2014

I’m haunted by the mis-information that’s out there about what the internet is “doing” to us. I’ve made it my career as a social psychologist to look closely at the claims made in public and behind the walls of the ivory tower, examining research about what drives and influences us and how today’s drivers and influencers might be different from those pre-web.

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What the Internet is Doing to Us Part 2 of 3: Sex

What the Internet is Doing to Us Part 1 of 3: Our Selves

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I've been away

Monday October 27, 2014 @ 01:38 PM (UTC)

I’ve been away for eight weeks but that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle. I’ve been working on a new, top secret, personal long-term project that I expect will distract me for a lifetime.

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Digital Human series 7 on BBC Radio 4

Tuesday April 14, 2015 @ 09:05 PM (UTC)

Hello world! In this series of BBC Radio 4’s Digital Human, we’ve gone a bit ethereal. The six episodes kicked off this week with Secrets – in which we discover whether social media is responsible for exposing a secret of my own past, kept hidden for 25 years.

Secret holders share why and how they have used the internet to disclose their most intimate or well kept secrets – how does a compulsion to confess in a public setting effect those who the secret is about? And can this audition of secrets online naturally lead to revealing them offline?

Read More

Codes that Changed the World on BBC Radio 4

The Biggest Story In the World

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