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The Unchallenged Persuasions of Mobile Media Technology: The Pre-Domestication of Google Glass in the Finnish Press

  title={The Unchallenged Persuasions of Mobile Media Technology: The Pre-Domestication of Google Glass in the Finnish Press},
  author={Minna Saariketo},
In recent years, networked devices have taken an ever tighter hold of people’s everyday lives. The tech companies are frantically competing to grab people’s attention and secure a place in their daily routines. In this short paper, I elaborat further a key finding from an analysis of Finnish press coverage on Google Glass between 2012 and 2015. The concept of pre-domestication is used to discuss the ways in which we are invited and persuaded by the media discourse to integrate ourselves in the… 

Preparing for smart voice assistants: Cultural histories and media innovations

It is argued that smart voice assistants are new media innovations prepared for consumers through pre-domestication and represent an emerging regime of power and influence based on technologised voice interaction.

Special Issue: Smart Homes

Smart home, media and security systems intervene in the territory and boundaries of the home in a variety of ways. Among these are the capacity to watch the home from afar, and to record these

(The domestication of) Nordic domestication?1

  • M. Hartmann
  • Sociology
    Nordic Journal of Media Studies
  • 2020
Abstract The domestication concept, originally developed in Britain in the context of media appropriation in households’ everyday life, has seen a relatively high uptake in the Nordic countries from



The Domestication of New Technologies as a Set of Trials

This article examines the domestication of technologies by following different phases of adoption. These phases are studied as a set of trials in which the capabilities of humans and non-humans are

Being the King Kong of algorithmic culture is a tough job after all

This article explores the growing importance of algorithms in digital culture and what they could mean for the visibility and interpretation of culture as a whole. Taking Google as a prime example of

Critical theory and the digital

Living in the control society

• Despite growing political and academic interest in increases in surveillance brought about by digital technology, users of these technologies themselves appear to remain relatively unconcerned with

Big other: surveillance capitalism and the prospects of an information civilization

This article describes an emergent logic of accumulation in the networked sphere, ‘surveillance capitalism,’ and considers its implications for ‘information civilization.’ The institutionalizing


This article investigates how the new spirit of capitalism gets inscribed in the fabric of search algorithms by way of social practices. Drawing on the tradition of the social construction of

The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)

Preface Introduction: The Gospel of Google 1. Render unto Caesar: How Google Came to Rule the Web 2. Google's Ways and Means: Faith in Aptitude and Technology 3. The Googlization of Us: Universal

A Study of Third-Party Tracking by Mobile Apps in the Wild

A privacy control is prototype that selectively shadows access to identifiers and other sensitive personal data by third-party components that is embedded in 57% of apps and tracking every single participant in this study.

Defining the Sensor Society

The notion of a sensor society provides a conceptual basis for understanding the characteristics of emerging forms of monitoring and control in the emerging sensing environment.

The big data divide

The notion of a “big data divide” is extended to describe the asymmetric relationship between those who collect, store, and mine large quantities of data, and those whom data collection targets, to highlight differential access to ways of thinking about and using data that potentially exacerbate power imbalances in the digital era.