Author: Pelle Snickars Page 2 of 16

Professor i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap vid Umeå universitet.

Utkast till kapitel om minnesinstitutionernas fotografiska historia

I det bokmanus jag skriver på om (primärt) de svenska minnesinstitutionernas mediehistoria handlar det nuvarande kapitlet om fotograferingsmediet. ABM-sektorns fotohistoria är synnerligen omfattande, så det kan inte bli [...]

Tysk recension: ”Der Algorithmus, der mit muss”

I tyska tidningen Süddeutsche Zeitung – en av Europas mest ansedda kvalitetstidningar – har vår engelska bok om Spotify recenserats: Der Algorithmus, der mit muss. Recensenten Jan Kedves är mycket positiv och [...]

Review – Data, Driven: Spotify Under Surveillance

Angus Batey at The Quietus has written one of the best and most interesting reviews of or book, Spotify Teardown: Data, Driven: Spotify Under Surveillance. The book, it is argued, “contains a significant amount of material that needs [...]

Piles of Files: The Infinite Archive

Tomorrow I will give a short talk and participate in a panel in Berlin (Haus der Kulturen der Welt) around the theme: Piles of Files: The Infinite Archive. Following the program, “digitalization holds many promises: extensive [...]

Intervju i Kulturnytt P1

Journalisten Joakim Silverdal på Kulturnytt i P1 gjorde för några dagar sedan en intervju med mig med anledning av vår nya bok Spotify Teardown. Samtalet sändes idag i Kulturnytt i P1 – och finns [...]

Spotify Teardown. Inside the Black Box of Streaming Music

Spotify Teardown combines interviews, participant observations, and other analyses of Spotify’s “front end” with experimental, covert investigations of its “back end.” The authors engaged in a series of [...]

Anteckningar om kortkatalogens mediehistoria

Arbetet med boken, Dokumentation & representation. Om de svenska minnesinstitutionernas mediehistoria, går framåt. Jag håller fortsatt på med det kapitel som behandlar hur kataloger (och då framför [...]

”Why You Must Read ‘Spotify Teardown’”

The journalist David Turner has written a very enthusiastic review of our book Spotify Teardown. In my opinion, Turner states, “the most cutting part of Spotify Teardown wasn’t all the original research that went into the [...]

Review of Spotify Teardown in Big Think

Derek Beres at Big Think has written a great review of our book Spotify Teardown, Is Spotify spying on you? “While privacy concerns are aimed at Facebook, Google, Apple, and other big players, we seem to have overlooked one of the biggest [...]

Salon publish excerpt from Spotify Teardown

The American journal Salon has published a chapter from our book Spotify Teardown. “What happens when you create a fake music record label and upload bad music to Spotify? A scholarly experiment to figure out how Spotify works (and how to [...]
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