The politics and ideologies of data visualisation: A sociological perspective

Cybercultural Research Project: Second Progress Report Since my first progress account I have renamed my topic, The politics and ideologies of data visualisation: A sociological perspective. The following is an updated outline that will guide the production of a research report or digital artefact. Introductory Remarks I will employ data visualisation to mean ‘the visual representation of statistical and other […]

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What is cyberculture?

Cyberculture is the response to the ubiquitous presence and use of computers and networks in all aspects of contemporary social and cultural life, including communication, labour, education, art and entertainment, and industry among others. Cyberculture involves both the everyday experience of networked digital technologies and the representation of the many possible futures that such technologies […]

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The Weird Side of Youtube: Deconstruction of the Abstract

Video Link: HTTPS://WWW.DROPBOX.COM/S/IHOPUCRQM7BRJ91/FINAL.MP4?DL=0   Research Summary The initial goal of my digital artefact was to explore the multitude of strange and abstract channels that make up the majority of the “weird side of Youtube”. This included mainly strange video series that seemed to follow narrative-like structure in their uploads and had an online community built […]

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