A new book on Social Interaction Technologies, coming out soon

Here we are again with an announcement of a new book... This new book, perhaps the first of its kind, is  edited by Tatyana Dumova and Richard Fiorno and is entitled Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends. The book is expected to be out in July, 2009 from …

Book on Interactive Marketing

After almost a year since we organized a workshop on Interactive Marketing, our (me and Müberra Yüksel) edited volume on advertising in interactive media is out. The title of the book is "Değişen İletişim Ortamında Etkileşimli Pazarlama", which can roughly be translated as "Interactive Marketing in an Evolving Communications Landscape". The book  investigates theoretical (i.e. …

The sunblock print ad that shines bright under the sun

A recent magazine insert for Sundown Solar Protection has a little trick up its sleeves: when you expose the insert to light, the man who does not use Sundown gets sunburn and the woman, apparently using Sundown,  gets a nice tan. Advertising Agency: DDB, Brazil Creative Directors: Rodrigo Almeida, Renata Florio, Júlio Andery, Rodolfo Sampaio, …

ICA Conference is this week

The annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) will be held this week (May 21 - May 25) in Chicago.  I (along with Levent Soysal) will be presenting a paper called "Social Media, Public Intimacies and the Transformation of Contemporary Surveillance." The panel will  include Mark Andrejevic, Shoshana Magneti,  Mihaela Popescu and Ece Algan. …

Societies Under Siege Conference – Presentation

About two weeks ago, an international conference entitled Societies Under Siege: Media, Government, Politics and Citizens' Freedoms in an Age of Terrorism was organized by the Faculty of Communications at Kadir Has University (organization committee chair was Dr. Banu Baybars Hawks). I also had a chance to present a paper and  revisit some of my …

Greetings

Well...Welcome to LemiBaruh\PORT.  I am slowly in the process of moving my online presence from miscellaneous web pages that I rarely update to WordPress.  Soon to come: Music Research Presentations My ramblings on digital media, digital rights, privacy and surveillance