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Andrew Hoskins
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Digital Memory Studies: Media Pasts in Transition

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Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today's technologies needs bold interdisciplinary interventions.

Digital Memory Studies seizes this challenge and pioneers an ag
Paperback, 314 pages
Published October 10th 2017 by Routledge
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I enjoyed this very much, particularly the chapter by Debra Ramsey at the end, Tensions in the Interface: the archive and the digital, which draws on Hedstrom's Archives Memory and Interfaces with the Past. The introduction by Hoskins is also a great overview of this field that has been emerging for the past decade, partly in the pages of the journal Memory Studies.
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Andrew is a software engineer and author whose mission is to live in a society that is empathetic and connected. That mission has threaded through his past work at Facebook, as well as his current work at Oculus VR and his book, Amnesium.

He wrote Amnesium, in part, as a reaction the heavily partisan and politicized national discourse in America today. He drew up several interesting, far-flung char