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Access as transaction. A discourse analysis of users’ construction of value and cost on Facebook, Netflix and Fanfiction.net.
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-19)
Internet services are big business, but what exactly are the service providers selling, with no physical product? And what are the costumers paying, when so often, the services are evidently free? Truth is, it really ...
Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases. The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases
This essay reflects on the shift of user interaction operated by online literary archives and databases. One can easily recognize a change of scenery happening in the current networked world, given the way authors and ...
Semantiske netteknologier for formidling av humanistisk forskningsmateriale XML Topic Maps som publiseringsverktøy for humaniora
(The University of Bergen, 2006-02)
Semantic Web technologies for publication of humanistic research data. XML Topic Maps as a publishing tool for the humanities. Part 1 (chapters 1 through 3) of this master’s thesis consists of a critical discussion of ...
Experiences with Geographical Collaborative Systems: Playfulness in Geosocial Networks and Geocaching
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2011)
Playful geosocial services are being used more and more widely, yet we still don’t understand people’s experiences with them. With wide-ranging privacy issues and enormous choice between rival services, it is important to ...
A Literatura Factorial [l!]
(Universidade Fernando Pessoa, 2013)
Centrando-se na hiperficção, este ensaio apresenta algumas proto-hiperficções, preocupadas com as temáticas combinatórias da literatura, ars combinatoria, e com a sua composição permutacional, num movimento que ainda hoje ...
Offline – online relations in the Digital Age: A study of lived Internet experience within a group of professional Bolivian women
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-30)
TO EXPERIENCE THE INTERNET The focus of my research is on how a group of women from Bolivia experience the Internet. All the women in the group are professionals who are undergoing training on a postgraduate educational ...
"I don't understand computer programming, because I'm a woman!" Negotiating gendered positions in a Norwegian discourse of computing
(WIT Press, 2004)
In this article I will discuss how young men and women in Norway perceive the existence of gendered expectations in relation to computers. The male and female students of computing that I have studied, share an understanding ...
Do You Think You're Part of This? Digital Texts and the Second Person Address
(University of Jyväskylä, 2001)
Mirrors and Shadows: The Digital Aestheticisation of Oneself
(IT University, Copenhagen, 2005-12)
Digital cameras have made self-portraits increasingly common, and frequently we post our self-portraits online. This paper compares online photographic self-portraiture with self-representations in weblogs and the creation ...
‘‘Facebook is my second home’’. The Kurdish Diaspora’s Use of Facebook in Shaping a Nation
(The University of Bergen, 2013-11-20)
This study strives to understand the use of Facebook as a social network site by the Kurdish diaspora. Academic relevance and expertise is primarily a requirement for basic study, while the social context is drawn into ...