Searching for Home in the Historic Web: An Ethnosemiotic Study of London-French Blogger Habitus

Searching for Home in the Historic Web: An Ethnosemiotic Study of London-French Blogger Habitus

My presentation at Connected Life 2015 will investigate the dynamics between representations of the French community on-line and their lived experience on-land, by means of an “ethnosemiotic” reading of a small corpus of blogs. The fine-grained analysis of the blogs, all of which are housed in the London French Special Collection (UK Web Archive), aims […]

Digital ‘Artifacts’ of Revolution

Digital ‘Artifacts’ of Revolution

On October 16, 2014, popular photo hosting service Twitpic announced it would be shutting down. The announcement came after weeks of negotiation, as the company attempted to find a buyer that might save it from obsolescence. Twitpic advised users to download their own photo archives and gave step-by-step directions to aid users in saving and […]