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The Psyche of Social Networking: Id, Ego, and Superego
23rd March 2014

Today, it may seem a little bit reductive, but Freud’s “tripartite psyche” still gives us a model of the psyche that…

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The Digital Economy of Recognition: on the extensions of the self into the global Internet
18th February 2014

Presentation given at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies 20th Anniversary Conference, University of Essex. As a former student and member of…

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Enlightenment 2.0: “Her” and technologically assisted transcendence
16th February 2014

We are living in exciting times. Few of us can remember an epoch when we weren’t all so goddamned self-reflexive. Everyday…

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Connected-Up Culture: the ubiquity problem
14th February 2014

Our culture is more connected up than it ever was before, and for this there are consequences. The development of the…

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Social Media State of Play and Why it Matters
6th January 2014

Thank goodness for the Pew Internet and American Life Project which keeps us all up to date on the habits of Americans…

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Facebook dead and buried? Not.
28th December 2013

So, all the reports are in. Young people are leaving Facebook in droves. Facebook, they say, is dead and buried. Well,…

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