[Air-L] Seeking references to philosophical perspective on digital culture and social media

Nathan Franklin nfinitum.nathan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 13:30:46 PST 2012

Regarding Zizek: "Cyberspace, Or, The Unbearable Closure of Being" from chapter 4 of _The Plague of Fantasies_and his analysis of MIT's SixthSense in _Living in the End Times_ might be of interest to you, Carmel. 

On Feb 26, 2012, at 3:46 PM, Carmel Vaisman wrote:

> Dear all,
> I would appreciate your help in finding papers and books that employ
> philosophical concepts to explain the impact of current technology or even
> predict human change based on social media and digital culture. For
> example, Slavoy Zizek's latest writing, Roger Silverstone's writing on
> "proper distance", Bauman's writing on presence and mobile telephony and
> even Turkle's latest book. Anything similar goes.
> Thank you,
> Carmel L. Vaisman, PhD.
> Visiting Scholar at Indiana University
> Mobile: (812) 360-4212
> http://www.absolutecarmel.com
> @carmelva
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