Air-B-N-Me: Self Representation in the Digital Age

It's only fair to share…TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinPinterestemailTumblrReddit Is your real life anything like your online version of it? How have open networks and social media shaped our perceptions of both ourselves and others? The politics of representation in the digital age continue to shed provocative light on the divide between what is real and what is represented. … [Read more…]

Reading as a Social Act

It's only fair to share…TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinPinterestemailTumblrReddit It’s commonly acknowledged that writing is a social act. What does it mean to write online? When we write in the digital age, we are writing to share and to connect. But, what about the act of reading? I open this reflection by quoting myself from a prior DML post: These days, … [Read more…]