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Book review: smartphones as locative media

Polonski, Vyacheslav (2015) Book review: smartphones as locative media. LSE Review of Books (23 Jul 2015). Website.

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How do location-based services impact social life and reconfigure interpretations of physical spaces? In Smartphones as Locative Media, the author maintains that physical spaces are differentially experienced by people if digital information is accessed through locative media, such as the smartphone, writes Vyacheslav Polonski. This information acts not only as an exterior informational layer that augments the space, but also as a technology that mediates mobility, altering their environmental awareness and sense of place.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 15:50
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:01

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