Nicola Green

Dr. Nicola Green is a lecturer in the sociology of new media and new technologies in the Department of Sociology, University of Surrey. Her research interests lie in how technology, culture, gender and embodiment intersect in social life. Her previous research has included studies of the social production and consumption of virtual reality technologies (during which she was a visiting fellow in the Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley), and more recently studies in the emerging social life of mobile technologies in everyday social worlds: as technologies, media and commodities.

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Sean Smith

Dr. Sean Smith completed his Ph.D. in 2001 in Australia at the University of Queensland, examining the semiotics, sociology and political economy of mobile phone use in Australia. His research interests revolve around the causes and effects of technological change in advanced capitalist economies, questions of technological agency and embodiment, and representations of technology in popular culture. He has previously been published in M/C – A Journal of Media and Culture, the fibreculture reader “Politics of a Digital Present” and forthcoming in the Cambridge literary journal “Topic”.

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