Category: Transformations in Digital Cultures

Now that the first period of the Master’s program is over, it is time to recapitulate and decide what topics were the most interesting in the first two months. AI and Algorithmic Bias For me, it was especially interesting to get insights into the topics of humanoid robots and algorithmic bias in tutorial 5. I […]
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People engage in social media for several purposes. Social media enable people to educate about topics they are interested in, topics to which getting access has been difficult in the past, and topics they learn about only through social media. One topic that is gaining interest recently is that of financial independence for women. In […]
Before starting with the design of my blog I already had some ideas of how I want it to look like eventually, so I didn’t want a theme that limits these ideas. In my decision process, I tried several themes and looked at the demos. However, the demos didn’t show all the options the particular […]
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2.7 billion monthly active Facebook users (Clement, 2020a), 3.5 billion smartphone users worldwide (O'Dea, 2020), and 1.5 billion monthly WhatsApp users (Clement, 2020b). The numbers indicate that digital technologies play an important role in the everyday lives of people around the globe. The authors Tim Jordan and Noortje Marres engage in an academic debate on (some of) these digital social technologies, on digitalization, and on the question of how they have an impact on our lives, economy, and politics.