I'm Associate Professor in the Department of Communication & Culture, Indiana University, and author of the book, The Late Age of Print. I'm currently working on my next book, Algorithmic Culture, about the use of computers in cultural decision-making.

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Here’s my latest radio interview, with WFHB-Bloomington. The program focuses on my book, The Late Age of Print, as well as on my latest research, on the politics of algorithmic culture.

Our Numbered Days: The Evolution of the Area Code
Kevin Roose, theatlantic.com
Long-distance digits long ago shed their monetary worth, but they gained something else in its place: cultural value.In the mid-20th cen­tu­ry, in response to the Unit­ed States’ rapid­ly expand­ing tele­phone net­work, exec­u­tives at the Bell…

Great piece on the significances of area codes, both psychological and affective.

Our Numbered Days: The Evolution of the Area Code
Kevin Roose, theatlantic.com

Long-distance digits long ago shed their monetary worth, but they gained something else in its place: cultural value.

In the mid-20th cen­tu­ry, in response to the Unit­ed States’ rapid­ly expand­ing tele­phone net­work, exec­u­tives at the Bell…

Great piece on the significances of area codes, both psychological and affective.

This meticulously crafted 777-replica is made of manila folders
Robert T. Gonzalez, io9.com
This is genuinely incredible. Luca Iaconi-Stewart may just be the world’s greatest paper-airplane-maker. Seriously – this guy’s work makes your crease-and-fold creations look like utter child’s play.Top photo by Luca Iaconi-Stewart via his…

Someone had too much time on his hands—and I’m glad he did.

This meticulously crafted 777-replica is made of manila folders
Robert T. Gonzalez, io9.com

This is genuinely incredible. Luca Iaconi-Stewart may just be the world’s greatest paper-airplane-maker. Seriously – this guy’s work makes your crease-and-fold creations look like utter child’s play.Top photo by Luca Iaconi-Stewart via his…

Someone had too much time on his hands—and I’m glad he did.