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Week 9 Digital Futures

Space may be the final frontier but it’s made in a Hollywood basement Californication – Red Hot Chilli Peppers Our focus in this instalment of Digital Geographies is the future. We will explore the ways in which ideas, predictions and aims for the future are and have been figured in relation to digital technologies. We […]

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Week 8 Digital Work

Tasks There are three sections to this weeks asynchronous learning. Each is designed to take a maximum of 45 minutes to read through and make notes on. Some key considerations Section 1 Videos Section 2 Videos Section 3 Videos Further reading You may wish to follow up this week’s tasks with the following readings: David […]

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Week 7 – Digital Community?

I sincerely apologise for the heavy delay in getting this material live. I will do everything I can to ensure that next week’s material is posted on Friday evening. Podcast of all of the text Sam Kinsley · Digital Geographies – Digital Community?

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Week 5 Digital Identities?

Hello and welcome to the fourth instalment of the module Digital Geographies. In this set of tasks we explore identity in relation to digital media. We create, dispute and share a sense of belonging, a sense of identity, attached to locations, of varying scales, to make them places. Some last a long time, some are […]

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Week 3/4: Code/space

code orchestrates a widening array of public, private and public-private spheres and mobility, logistics and service systems and spaces Stephen Graham (2005) Software-sorted Geographies, p. 562 Introductory Video Time on Task ~ 2 minutes. ‘Live’ Session In this week’s ‘live’ session we discussed code and algorithms – what they mean and why they might be interesting to geographers. You […]

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Week 2: Digital Spaces

Welcome to week 2 of Digital Geographies ‘There is a mode of writing about electronic telecommunications technologies which is now becoming ubiquitous. According to this body of literature, what we are seeing is nothing less than a new dimension coming into existence’  Nigel Thrift (1996) “New Urban Eras and Old Technological Fears: Reconfiguring the Goodwill […]

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Week 1: Introducing Digital Geographies

Welcome to GEO3146 Digital Geographies 2021. No other technological innovation in human history has affected the practice of geography in such a profound way as the computer. It has drastically transformed both geography as an academic discipline and the geography of the world. Sui and Morrill (2004) ” Computers and Geography” in Sui & Morrill Eds. […]