3 November 2015
Authors: Vili Lehdonvirta
Tyldesley miners during the 1926 General Strike (Wikipedia) I’ve posted online a pre-print version of my upcoming chapter in Space, place and global digital work, edited by Jörg Flecker ...
‘You’ve got to share. You’ve got to care’: Emotional and Creative Exchange in the My Little Pony Fandom
2 March 2015
Authors: Rebecca Fallon
Originally created for young girls, My Little Pony has gained a following composed predominantly of males in their 20s Referring to themselves largely (but not uniformly) as Bronies, ...
Language, identity and Wikipedia: Some perspectives from the Cairo “Wikipedia in the Arab World” workshop
1 November 2012
Authors: Heather Ford
Mark Graham talks about the stated goal of Wikipedia to become the “sum of all human knowledge” while Ahmed Medat waits to translate into Arabic It was the end ...
22 February 2012
Authors: Yonatan Moskowitz
The European Data Protection Directive contains a list of seven principles governing recommendations on protecting personal data. One of them–‘access’–includes the right to view data being held about us and ...
21 June 2011
Authors: Bernie Hogan
In a recent New Scientist article I was quoted on a story about gender-detection technology. The hook was that this technology might have detected the fraudulence of the author ...