Round the Counter Podcast Number Thirteen – Gaming & Energy Drinks

This is our Round the Counter podcast discussion for TECH3022 Advanced Social Media Production, in which we talk about gaming and the association with energy drinks. There’s a good article by Duncan Aird from way back in 2010 that explains this phenomenon, and from which I’ve used one of Duncan’s pictures.

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Coffee Roaster Podcast Number Two

Today’s podcast was just Damien and myself, so we rambled for a while and played some music. We ended up talking a lot about coffee and a bit about selfies. If you want to take part in a future edition of these podcasts, we are at the Coffee Counter every Monday from 5pm.

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Podcast Club Development – Rob’s Social Ideas Exchange

I’m planning to produce a regular podcast this year, based around the idea of what it means to be sociable in the Twenty-First Century. The idea is to meet once each week to discuss topics of interest and to play some music while a small group of people chat in a very informal and friendly […]

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Sociability Podcast – Montpellier Edition

I’ve been away on holiday for the last couple of weeks, and it’s given me a chance to look at how French people engage in a different form of sociability than back home in the United Kingdom. In this podcast I explore some ideas and suggestions for future discussion in the new podcast series I’m […]

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First Community Podcast

So last week we had our first crack at recording our own podcast. The podcast title was ‘University vs Apprenticeships’ with one half of the class taking University and the other half taking Apprenticeships. The initial plan was to record … Continue reading

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TECH3022_15 Lecture Week Eleven – Netnography Ethical Questions

This week we are discussing the role of the ethnographer as an ethical researcher and how we can assess if our research activities are likely to result in harm to the volunteers and participants who are helping us. To start it’s worth refreshing our memory about what ethnographic and netnographic study is about. As Christine […]

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