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Media intimacy: are we ready to challenge the ubiquitous digital world?

Di Paolo, Jessica (2014) Media intimacy: are we ready to challenge the ubiquitous digital world? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (10 Oct 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Are we too attached to technology and our mobile devices? MSc student Jessica Di Paolo reports on the first Media Agenda Talk by internet technologist Ben Hammersley on the future of media in an age of ever-advancing technology. The statistics are alarming. According to a group of researchers at Harvard, says Ben Hammersley, 95% of people who own a smartphone have felt their phone vibrating in their pocket when it wasn’t. Initially, such a huge percentage would strike one as odd. But if we think about our checking habits and the amount of time that we spend with new technologies, these statistics are less surprising…

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 09:34
Last Modified: 11 May 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76929

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