Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media

We just published a new article (open accessūüĒď): Carolin Gerlitz, Anne Helmond, Fernando van der Vlist, and Esther Weltevrede (alphabetical). ‚ÄúRegramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media.‚ÄĚ Computational Culture 7 (2019). http://computationalculture.net/regramming-the-platform Abstract In this article, we empirically analyse the infrastructural relations between mobile apps and social media platforms and present a… Read more Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media

Call for Abstracts — Special Issue on Apps and Infrastructures

Special Issue on Apps and Infrastructures edited by Carolin Gerlitz, Anne Helmond, David Nieborg, and Fernando van der Vlist We invite submissions for a special issue of Computational Culture, a Journal of Software Studies,¬†on “Apps and Infrastructures”. Excerpt This special issue of Computational Culture welcomes proposals and projects from scholars and practitioners from across different… Read more Call for Abstracts — Special Issue on Apps and Infrastructures

“App support ecologies” conference poster

App support ecologies. An empirical investigation of app-platform relations. Prof. Dr. Carolin Gerlitz [1,2], Fernando N. van der Vlist [1,2], Dr. Anne Helmond [2], Dr. Esther Weltevrede [2]. [1] (DFG Collaborative Research Centre 1187 ‚ÄėMedia of Cooperation‚Äô,) University of Siegen, Germany [2] (Digital Methods Initiative,) University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands In: Infrastructures of Publics ‚Äď… Read more “App support ecologies” conference poster

The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through Amazon’s Application Programming Interface

My¬†co-authored¬†article with David M. Berry, Erik Borra, Jean-Christophe Plantin and Jill Walker Rettberg on “The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through Amazon‚Äôs Application Programming Interface”¬†has been published in¬†Digital Humanities Quarterly,¬†Volume¬†9¬†Number¬†4. Abstract This paper documents the results of an intensive “data sprint” method for undertaking data and algorithmic work using application programming… Read more The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through Amazon‚Äôs Application Programming Interface

The web as platform: Data flows in social media

On September 23, 2015 I will publicly defend my dissertation ‘The web as platform: Data flows in social media’ at the University of Amsterdam. Read the English summary/Nederlandse samenvatting or download the full dissertation as PDF (43Mb). Abstract This dissertation looks into the history of Web 2.0 as ‚Äúthe web as platform‚ÄĚ (O‚ÄôReilly 2004) and… Read more The web as platform: Data flows in social media

The Politics of Real-time: A Device Perspective on Social Media Platforms and Search Engines

My co-authored article, with colleagues Esther Weltevrede and Carolin Gerlitz, has been published in Theory, Culture & Society Abstract This paper inquires in the politics of real-time in online media. It suggests that real-time cannot be accounted for as a universal temporal frame in which events happen, but explores the making of real-time from a… Read more The Politics of Real-time: A Device Perspective on Social Media Platforms and Search Engines

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