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How Presidential Debate Audiences are Like Fireflies

“Like ‘congregating fireflies,’ humans show massive sustained entrainment across hundreds of thousands of individuals, in matters of seconds and minutes.”

Riccardo Fusaroli, Marcus Perlman, Alan Mislove, Alexandra Paxton, Teenie Matlock, and Rick Dale published “

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Facebook Down - What If It Lasted?

If you’d asked me what I thought of Facebook nine months ago, I’d have given you a neutral opinion, though insisting on the fact that it was useful to share information, especially cultural: music, videos, news, and so on. 770 more words

I Wonder How, I Wonder Why

Midweek Music: Jerome Blaze, Xavier Dunn, Bonobo, Dusky & Drake!

As summer turns to fall, so does the music spectrum & sonic landscape. Here for you, a couple of the best tracks that I thought transitioned from the shiny, sun-drenched vibe of the last 3 months, to the inevitable harvest & apple picking feels. 546 more words

Midnight Music

Kent State University job ads: Global Communication

Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions at Kent State University

The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  488 more words

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Disillusioned, but ok with it.

As a kid, I was taught to believe that propaganda was a “Commie/fascist thing.” In other words, it was something evil that the United States, the world’s self-proclaimed hero, would never do. 802 more words

The opportunities of globalisation and the network society

Globalisation is a process involving the integration of global societies, cultures and economies. Social media plays an important role in this process. As a global network, globalisation offers the opportunity for members of the network society to communicate with one another, as if they were neighbours in a global village. 523 more words

Can Nollywood help shape Africa's cultural identity?

What is Nollywood?

Though it is likely that many Australians have never heard of this term before, Nollywood exists as Africa’s largest film industry and with 1,687 films being produced in 2007, it is the third –largest film industry in the world (Khorana, 2015, n.p). 640 more words