Can public encounters with strangers learn from more playful spaces?

  It has not been a good time for public sociability in Western Europe, with right-wing nationalist victories in the EU elections, and the murder of three people at Brussels Jewish museum. But among the powerful narratives that journalists tell of anger and hostility towards geo-political others lie the micro-stories of everyday life in which people share […]

Unfriending the Dead – A guest blog by DK

From: Francesca Sent: May 2013 07:54 To: DK Subject: Facebook account I see that a birthday announcement for your mother has popped up on Facebook, a sad reminder.  Perhaps you are able to disable her account?  (I’m assuming this is one of FB’s automatic actions…) Thanks Francesca Dear Francesca, Thanks for your mail.  I’ve checked with […]