Fractal Time in the Digital World: A Kaleidoscope of Infinite Presents

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Abstract

This paper considers fractal time in the digital world of social media, experienced by users as a continual series of instantaneous overlapping presents. How this impacts on the wellbeing of users and why this form of time is at the root of the addictive nature of online worlds will be explored.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2019
Externally publishedYes
EventASA19: Anthropological perspectives on global challenges - https://www.theasa.org/conferences/asa19/index.shtml, Norwich, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Sep 20196 Sep 2019

Conference

ConferenceASA19
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityNorwich
Period3/09/196/09/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology

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    Bluteau, J. (2019). Fractal Time in the Digital World: A Kaleidoscope of Infinite Presents . Paper presented at ASA19, Norwich, United Kingdom.