Home is where the hub is, wrote Kat Jungnickel and Genevieve Bell in 2009. Now, in an interview about Untangling the Web: What the Internet is Doing to You for a special issue of Libertine, I speak about the way changes have crept into domestic life through the pipes delivering digital technology. But first, a point of definition:
untangling the web
Monday July 08, 2013 @ 08:06 AM (UTC)
Friday July 05, 2013 @ 08:57 AM (UTC)
Are we doomed? Are we saved? Are we somewhere in between?
I spoke at Yoko Ono’s Meltdown festival at the Southbank Centre on Sunday 23 June as part of the FutureNow weekend. The topic? The internet, of course. Specifically, I spoke about the premise of Untangling the Web: What the Internet Is Doing To You. Here’s the important part of the blurb:
Here she discusses how the web is changing our lives – and the tools and social norms we may have to develop to deal with the web in the future.
Thursday July 04, 2013 @ 10:29 AM (UTC)
Untangling the Web: What the Internet Is Doing to You is officially available in all good book shops today, both the digital and the bricks ‘n mortar variety. It’s been an adventure across TV, my MSc and PhD research, print and online journalism and radio, digging through decades of research in order to understand the true effects of the Web on our social and psychological lives.
Sunday May 12, 2013 @ 04:34 PM (UTC)
Monday April 29, 2013 @ 06:15 PM (UTC)
Quite a lot has happened since the last time I updated alekskrotoski.com. Most importantly, I have a book coming out. After a brief bit of confusion over Amazon’s ISBN system (blame the technology, people), Untangling the Web: What he Internet is Doing to You is on general release in the UK on 4 July. You can pre-order now!
Thursday August 02, 2012 @ 12:16 PM (UTC)
Untangling the Web: What the Internet Is Doing To You – a compendium and expansion of the columns I wrote for The Observer newspaper (and the blog posts I wrote for The Guardian), plus ten years of headspace (academic and journalistic) – will be published 4 July 2013 in the UK by Guardian Books/Faber & Faber.
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @ 10:50 PM (UTC)
Over two billion people around the globe, from Peterborough to Pretoria, from Torquay to Timbuktu, from Amersham to Abu Dhabi, use the Web. There are over 2.5 billion searches for information and insight on Google every day. 800,000 people connect and share on the world’s largest social network, Facebook. And millions of people tell friends, lovers, strangers and stalkers what they had for breakfast on Twitter. In the blink of an evolutionary eye – a mere two decades – the Web has become inextricably tangled into the fabric of our lives.
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