Month: November 2013

Visualise me

Filtering reality

I’m reading an interesting just-published paper by Meryl Alper, “War on Instagram”, about how (read it at New Media & Society or without the paywall at The paper discusses how photojournalists are using smartphones and in particular Instagram and Hipstamatic to […]

note for post on surveillance being cool

Facebook is just as interesting in reading between the lines as Google is. In the Facebook Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on October 30, Mark Zuckerberg explained that one of Facebook’s main goals is “understanding the world”: What I mean by this […]