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Spoonie Living App: Visualising Chronic Illness

Hi there, Creatively expressing yourself with photos has long been popular on social media, but how do we express our health (and illness) with Instagram and other apps? As part of a student project, the Spoonie Living app gives you colourful and funky meme stickers to enable you to creatively express your health and illness which you can then share…
Mapping and Visualising Instagram’s response to the Paris 2015 attacks

Mapping and Visualising Instagram’s response to the Paris 2015 attacks

Paris Attacks: Instagram Photos & Hashtags, #ParisIsAboutLife #TousAuBistrot #TousEnTerrasse The Paris Attacks in November 2015, were tragic, and the world responded in a variety of ways. As part of a series of Advanced Digital methods workshops that I teach at the University of Warwick, I wanted to get the Masters students to utilise data in a way that would reflect the world's…
Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

One of the (many) questions I have asked myself when researching how people with Coeliac Disease or Gluten Intolerance catalogue, share and tweet about their experience of the gluten free diet, and the adverse physical and psychological symptoms of ingesting gluten, is: to what extent, if any, can these kinds of activities be classified as falling within the realms of…