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The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Molly A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In this era of tweets and blogs, it is easy to assume that the self-obsessive recording of daily minutiae is a recent phenomenon. But Americans have been navel-gazing since nearly the beginning of ... More


What Do Girls Dig?

Bethany Nowviskie

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0023
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter begins by presenting an exchange of tweets spawned by the news that two out of thirty-three speakers at the “Digging into Data Challenge” conference are women. The author then expresses ... More


“Almost Everything You See Today in Twitter Was Invented by Our Users”

Adam Hodgkin

in Following Searle on Twitter: How Words Create Digital Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438214
eISBN:
9780226438351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438351.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Twitter has evolved a great deal since it was founded. Users see this in the way that the tweets in Twitter have become steadily more complex and encoded. In the first year it went through an ... More


The Soul of Tahrir: Poetics of a Revolution

Menna Khalil

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Shifts attention to a different register of language of Tahrir, namely, the polyphonic tapestry of the lyrical and poetic life of the midan that served to sustain the revolutionary experience and ... More


Breaking through the Obstacles of Political Isolation and Discrimination*

Cui Weiping

in Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08, and the Challenges of Political Reform in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139064
eISBN:
9789882209732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139064.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is an account of how Cui Weiping collated the first reactions of intellectuals and artists to Liu Xiabo's conviction and eleven-year sentence. Spurred into action by her own outrage and ... More


Feeds from the square: live streaming, live tweeting and the self-representation of protest camps

Paolo Gerbaudo

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter develops a cultural analysis of live feeds, in the forms of video or text, and their role within the protest communications of the movements of the squares of 2011. Drawing on 50 ... More


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