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[Radio 4] Digital Human series 6

Monday October 27, 2014 @ 04:25 PM (UTC)

Hey! I’m on the radio in 5 minutes!

The latest series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series Digital Human started when I was on the first part of leave, and we’re already at episode three of six. (I’m back to finish off the remaining three, and then disappearing again…)

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[Radio 4] Hidden Histories of the Information Age

[BBC Radio 4] Digital Human wins at the Radio Academy Awards

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

Sunday July 20, 2014 @ 05:55 PM (UTC)

Enormous congratulations to Prof Mark Graham and Prof Bill Dutton on the publication of Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives. I was honoured to have been invited to contribute a chapter to this new Internet Studies bible, in which I describe the Internet as the modern catch-all boogeyman. In fact (I argue) these accusations are unjustified.

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PhD abstract: Social Network and Social Psychological Processes in the Diffusion of Belief and Behaviour on the Web

[PhD] Internet Research Ethics: studying contagion and large networks online

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 award-winning science series The Digital Human. She has been hosting The Guardian’s Tech Weekly podcast since its inception, in 2007.

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You can find Aleks all over the Web.

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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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