Experience

Conference papers and talks

“Robots for Last Days” invited talk with Prof. Marc Böhlen at Cornell University, Department of Engineering. March 2, 2016.

“Facebook and the Designs of Capture.” Association for Internet Researchers, IR16. Phoenix, AZ. October 22, 2015.

“Facebook and the Designs of Capture.” Social Media & Society 2015, Toronto, Canada. July 28, 2015.

“Twitter, Financial Markets and Hack Crash.” Co-authored with Kate Crawford. Data + Power conference. Sheffield UK. June 22, 2015.

“Affective Capture: Facebook’s Futures.” Structures of Digital Feeling, SUNY Buffalo March 27-28, 2015.

“Disconnect.Me: Theorizing Facebook User Engagement.” Invited talk at Brock University, Canada. October 25, 2014.

“Prediction as production: The @AP Twitter hack and the media ecology of financial algorithms.” Paper co-authored with Kate Crawford. SLSA 2014 Dallas. October 9-12, 2014.

“Social Media, Financial Algorithms and the Case of the @AP Twitter Hack.” Affective Capitalism, University of Turku 5-6, June 2014.

“Change name to No One. Like people’s status.” Internet Research 14, Denver 23.-26.10.2013.

“Happy Accidents: Facebook and the Value of Affect.” ICA. London, UK. June 17-21, 2013. https://www.icahdq.org

“Happy Accidents: Facebook and the Value of Affect.” Internet Research 13. Salford, UK. October 19-21, 2012. http://ir13.aoir.org/

“Happy Accidents: Facebook and the Autonomy of Affect.” The Non-human Turun Conference, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. May 3-5, 2012. http://www4.uwm.edu/c21/pages/events/conferences.html

“In/compatible Ethics of Disconnection”. In/compatible.research PhD workshop organised by Digital Aesthetics Research Centre/Centre for Digital Urban Living, Aarhus University, in partnership with the transmediale festival for art and digital culture, and Universität der Künste, Berlin. November 16-18, 2011. http://www.transmediale.de/content/incompatibleresearch-call-participation

“Data as Art: Disconnection(s) in Network Culture”. Data as Art – Art as Data. Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki. September 20-21, 2011. http://elo.aalto.fi/fi/studies/elomedia/dataseminar/

“Hot Spots – Subjects of Augmented Reality”. Platform Politics, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.  May 13, 2011. http://www.networkpolitics.org/content/platform-politics-call-papers

“Kuumat pisteet: Huomioita Augmented Reality -sovelluksista digitaalisen talouden verkkoympäristönä”. Mediatutkmuksen päivät 2011, University of Turku, Finland. February 4, 2011.

“How to Disappear Completely: Digital Suicide”. Connect, Continue, Create: 3rd International Deleuze Studies Conference, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University, Netherlands. July 14, 2010. http://www.deleuze-amsterdam.nl/

“Rethinking  Playing Research: Methodological Observations from Behind the Decks”. With Olli Sotamaa. Games Research Methods Seminar, University of Tampere, Finland. April 9, 2010.

“DJ Hero: A Game of Layers”. Games as Services Seminar + IGDA FINLAND, Helsinki, Finland. March 2, 2010.

”Internet Connections. Re-thinking the New Console Experience or the Life of the Machine”. F.R.O.G 09 – Future and Reality of Gaming 2009, Wien, Austria. September 9, 2009.

“Internet Connections: Re-thinking the Video Game Console Experience”. Regulated Liberties Conference, University of Turku, Finland. August 20, 2009.

Research

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Project Capitalism, University of Turku Spring 2014.

Doctoral Student in ELOMEDIA – doctoral program of cinema and audiovisual media 2010-2014

Researcher in Games as Services project, INFIM University of Tampere 2009-2010

Teaching

Study Modules  

Media Theory. Department of Media Study, Suny Buffalo 2014.

Dis/connections. Department of Media Study, Suny Buffalo 2014.

Study module in Reception and Analysis of Digital Media. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. 2014

Study module on Digital Media. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. 2010-2011

Bachelor Seminar. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. Autumn 2009

Methodology Seminar in collaboration with Assistant Professor Media Studies, University of Turku. Spring 2011 & Spring 2009

History of Cinema. Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences. Autumn 2008

History of Cinema. Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences. Spring 2008

Lectures

Digital Suicide. Media & Networks. Department of Media Studies, University of Turku. Autumn 2013. (in Finnish)

Media Archaeology and New Materialism. The Department of History, Arts and 
Cultural Studies, University of Turku. Autumn 2012. (in Finnish)

Non-human networks. Department of Media Studies, University of Turku. Autumn 2012. (in Finnish)

Game Studies Methodology. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. Lecture in A2 Methodolodgy. Spring, 2012. (in Finnish)

History of Computer Viruses. Programs with a will to destroy. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. Autumn, 2011. (in Finnish)

History of Computer Viruses. Programs with a will to destroy. Department of Media Studies, University Of Turku. Autumn, 2010. (in Finnish)

 

Dissertation Research Press Coverage 

My dissertation Disconnect.Me – User Engagement and Facebook (2014) was widely covered in the Finnish press including a number of newspaper articles and an appearances in YLE main television news broadcast. Here is a collection this coverage focusing on online newspapers: http://www.scoop.it/t/disconnect-me

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