Richard Maxwell

Media Ecology Recycled

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Om Maxwell:

Richard Maxwell is Professor and Chair of the Department of Media Studies at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY). A political economist of media, his research begins at the intersection of politics and economics to analyze the global media, their social and cultural impact, and the policies that regulate their reach and operations. His current work on the environmental impact of media focuses on the environmental harms caused by media, information technologies, and electronics. Among his most recent publications are «Greening the Media» (2012) Richard Maxwell & Toby Miller, New York: Oxford University Press, and the forthcoming anthology  «Media and the Ecological Crisis» (2014 forthcoming) edited by Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen and Nina Lager Vestberg, New York: Routledge.

Richard Maxwell

Taina Bucher

Digitale visjoner: Om algoritmers estetiske og kulturelle betydning

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Om Bucher:

Taina Bucher er adjunkt (assistant professor) i kommunikasjon og IT ved Københavns Universitet. Hun har en ph.d. i medievitenskap fra Universitetet i Oslo med avhandlingen Programmed sociality: A software studies perspective on social networking sites. Hennes faglige interesser omfatter humanistiske og medieestetiske tilnærminger til programvare og Internettets infrastruktur, sosiale medier, og algoritmisk kultur. Bucher har bidratt til flere bokkapitler og skrevet artikler om blant annet APIers sosiomaterialitet, algoritmisk makt og synlighet i Facebook, maskinlæring og frihet, og overvåkning i sosiale medier.

Pelle Snickars

Towards a Media Archaeology of the Web

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Om Snickars:

Pelle Snickars is Professor of Media and Communication Studies, specialising in digital humanities at Umeå university. He has previously worked as Head of Research at the National Library of Sweden. Snickars research has focused on the relationship between older and new media, media economy, digitisation of cultural heritage, media history and the importance of new technical infrastructure for humanities. International publications include the anthologies, The YouTube Reader (2009) and Moving Data. The iPhone and the Future of Media (2012). In addition, Snickars has for a decade been the editor in chief of the Swedish book series Mediehistoriskt arkiv.

For more information – see: www.pellesnickars.se or http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/about/affiliated-researchers/pelle-snickars/

Taina Bucher

Pelle Snickars