Tag Archives: performativity

Ellen DeGeneres: Personal, Yet Professional

  While, Ellen DeGeneres is considered an actress, she is most famous for her role as a comedian and talk show host for her self-titled talk show, Ellen. Ellen is hilarious (or at least I think so) and much of her personality shines through during her show, therefore, the audience may feel familiar with her […]

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Online Dating: URL vs. IRL

With the increasing saturation of sociable media in society, the stigma (or perhaps initial feeling of revulsion) surrounding online dating is beginning to fade. What’s more is that online dating sites have a reached a point of sophistication that self-proclaimed data nerds are even enticed to hack them. In fact, award-winning journalist and digital strategist Amy […]

Are We All Datasexuals?

As referenced in Paul McFedries blog post “Meet the Datasexual,” social media analyst Dominic Basulto describes datasexuals as individuals who “are relentlessly digital. They obsessively record everything about their personal lives, and they think data is sexy…Their lives—from a data perspective, at least—are perfectly groomed.” I’m not sure about you, but that sounds like a […]